Supreme Court wraps up high profile docket with several noteworthy rulings

Also on the program: Breaking down President Biden's climate plan

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Airdate: Monday, July 12, 2021

All eyes are on the Supreme Court this term as the conservative majority body makes their mark with several historic and important decisions.

Progressive observers have been somewhat surprised at a few of the case results, leading them to interpret the court as more ideologically neutral that previously thought.

There have been exceptions, however, especially in light of the court’s decision on a high profile voting rights case.

Michael Moreland, JD., Ph.D., Professor of Law and Religion and Director of the Eleanor H. McCullen Center for Law, Religion and Public Policy at the Villanova University School of Law will join Smart Talk Monday to discuss this and other Supreme Court actions making an impact.

Review of President Biden’s climate plan

President Joe Biden came into office with many promises. One pledge was to bring the US back into the Paris climate agreement; a climate change mitigation plan the Trump administration backed out of in 2017.

The new administration set new greenhouse gas emission reduction targets, as well as goals to transition to more renewable energy technology.

Appearing on Smart Talk Monday to break down details of the Biden climate plan is Reid Frazier, StateImpact Pennsylvania Reporter.

Guest host Marie Cusick is sitting in for Smart Talk host Scott LaMar.

 

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