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Thu, Mar 28

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Eagle River Valley Book Club

Book Selection: Nine Black Robes: Inside the Supreme Court's Drive to the Right and Its Historic Consequences

Eagle River Valley Book Club
Eagle River Valley Book Club

Time & Location

Mar 28, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM MDT

Location is TBD

About the event

CNN Senior Supreme Court Analyst Joan Biskupic provides an urgent and inside look at the history-making era in the Supreme Court during the Trump and post-Trump years, from its seismic shift to the Right to its controversial decisions, including its reversal of Roe v. Wade, based on access to all the key players.

Nine Black Robes displays the inner maneuverings among the Supreme Court justices that led to the seismic reversal of Roe v. Wade and a half century of women's abortion rights. Biskupic details how rights are stripped away or, alternatively as in the case of gun owners, how rights are expanded. Today's bench—with its conservative majority—is desperately ideological. The Court has been headed rightward and ensnared by its own intrigues for years, but the Trump appointments hastened the modern transformation. With unparalleled access to key players, Biskupic shows the tactics of each justice and reveals switched votes and internal pacts that typically never make the light of day, yet will have repercussions for generations to come.

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The location will be sent to you as soon as we have identified a space. If you are willing to host this meeting, please reach out to Lisa Lewis, Eagle County Democrats' 2nd Vice Chair at lisa@eagledems.org. We are able to place a limit on the number of registrants if you have a smaller space.

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