What the Alito leak means for Roe — and everything else

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Dara Lind sits down with Vox Supreme Court correspondent Ian Millhiser (@imillhiser) for a deep dive into the leaked draft opinion on abortion written by Justice Samuel Alito. They discuss the text of the opinion itself; why Alito was chosen to write it; and what could happen in the days, weeks, and months following a ruling overturning Roe v. Wade.

References:

The Roe opinion and the case against the Supreme Court

Ian’s explainer on the draft memo

What happens next if the Supreme Court strikes down Roe

Ian’s interview with Professor Melissa Murray

Professor Melissa Murray NYT op ed from December: What would a post-Roe America look like?

Hosts:

Dara Lind (@dlind), Weeds co-host, Vox

Credits:

Sofi LaLonde, producer and engineer

Libby Nelson, editorial adviser

Amber Hall, deputy editorial director of talk podcasts

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