Emily, John and David discuss Barrett’s confirmation hearings; the First Amendment and disinformation; and the latest election machinations.
Here are some references from this week’s show:
Emily Bazelon for the New York Times: “The Problem of Free Speech in an Age of Disinformation”
On Liberty by John Stuart Mill
The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt
These Truths: A History of the United States by Jill Lepore
The New York Times interactive: “How To Vote”
Here are this week’s cocktail chatters:
Emily: Angela Morris for Texas Lawyer: “Chief Justice’s Election Bid Puts Spotlight on Texas’ Mandatory Judicial Retirement”; Shtisel
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