Boom! Lawyered

By Rewire News Group's Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy

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 Sep 9, 2020

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Supreme court updates done with humor. Very helpful for non-lawyers.

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Every week, Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy take you on a wild ride through the latest legal battles in the fight for reproductive justice. On everything from abortion rights to trans discrimination to racial justice, Boom! Lawyered will help you get smart, stay mad, have fun, and fight back. Produced by Rewire News Group.

Episode Date
Will SCOTUS Force ER Doctors to Abandon Patients Who Need Abortions?
Apr 19, 2024
Elie Mystal on Why You Don't Need to Like SCOTUS Anymore
Apr 12, 2024
How Some DeSantis Goons Decimated Abortion Access in the Southeast
Apr 05, 2024
Mifepristone’s Not-So-Bad Day at the Court
Mar 26, 2024
Two Key Issues to Watch in the High-Stakes Abortion Pill Case
Mar 22, 2024
The Fifth Circuit Just Took Us One Step Closer to Ending Birth Control Access
Mar 15, 2024
What’s With All the Fearmongering Over Abortion Pills? (Re-Release)
Feb 23, 2024
Valentine's Week Message From Jess and Imani
Feb 16, 2024
Hello Mife, My Old Friend. Junk Science Is Attacking You Again.
Feb 09, 2024
What the Hell Exactly Happened for Abortion in Pennsylvania?
Feb 02, 2024
Why Is the Biden Administration Throwing Doctors Under the Bus?
Jan 26, 2024
Discrimination Against Trans Kids and Their Parents Is Spreading
Jan 19, 2024
Back in 'Lawyers for Fetuses' Territory
Jan 12, 2024
Happy Holidays From Jess and Imani
Dec 22, 2023
Making Sense of Texas' BS: It's Special Guest Andrea Grimes!
Dec 15, 2023
The Major Trans Rights Case SCOTUS Could Hear Next Year
Dec 01, 2023
Special Holiday Message From Imani and Jess!
Nov 24, 2023
The Originalist Case for Arming Domestic Abusers
Nov 17, 2023
This Case Could End Teens' Birth Control Access
Oct 27, 2023
Mootness Might Save Civil Rights Testing
Oct 20, 2023
Who Gets to Be a Person?
Oct 13, 2023
Jess and Imani Will Return Next Week—Live!
Oct 06, 2023
Our Big SCOTUS Preview
Sep 29, 2023
Meet Ginni Thomas, the Tenth Justice
Sep 22, 2023
The End of Affirmative Action
Jun 29, 2023
Federal Judge Body Slams DeSantis' Attacks on Trans Kids
Jun 20, 2023
Tribal Sovereignty Triumphs in Latest SCOTUS Decision
Jun 16, 2023
Jess Valenti on the Fall of 'Roe' One Year Later: "All of This Is a Tragedy"
Jun 12, 2023
Welcome to Sweaty SCOTUS Season
Jun 05, 2023
The North Carolina Abortion Ban Is a Disaster
May 15, 2023
The Supreme Court Is Corrupt
May 08, 2023
Why Is Everybody Talking About the Comstock Act?
May 01, 2023
We're Live in Front of an Audience!
Apr 25, 2023
Elie Mystal and Imani! 200th Episode!
Apr 17, 2023
How Gen Z Saved Abortion—and Democracy—in Wisconsin
Apr 10, 2023
The Abortion Pill Ruling Is Here
Apr 08, 2023
Will SCOTUS Help West Virginia Bully Trans Kids?
Apr 03, 2023
The Latest Sneak Attack in Texas Over Abortion Pills
Mar 20, 2023
The Political War on Trans People
Mar 06, 2023
Fetuses Don't Belong in Jail
Feb 27, 2023
The Conservative Push to Force Girls to Wear Skirts
Feb 22, 2023
Yikes—Big Pharma Could Save One of the Abortion Pills
Feb 13, 2023
What's With All the Fearmongering Over Abortion Pills?
Jan 30, 2023
What Happens Post-Roe?
Jan 23, 2023
SCOTUS 2022: The Vibes Were Bad
Dec 19, 2022
The Case That Could Upend Democratic Elections
Dec 07, 2022
Is Anyone Surprised by Sam Alito's Trolling Anymore?
Dec 05, 2022
It's Time to Impeach Alito
Nov 21, 2022
The Supreme Court v. The People
Nov 14, 2022
SCOTUS Gutting Native Families Will Usher In Cultural Genocide
Nov 09, 2022
Say Goodbye to Race-Based Affirmative Action
Oct 31, 2022
Neil Gorsuch Is a Snake—and We Almost Missed It
Oct 24, 2022
Abortion Gets Porked
Oct 17, 2022
Justice Jackson Obliterates Originalism in Voting Rights Case
Oct 10, 2022
What Fresh Hell Will the Supreme Court Bring This Term?
Oct 03, 2022
Elie Mystal and Imani Gandy on the SCOTUS Dumpster Fire
Jul 25, 2022
Biden Finally Did Something About Abortion! Or Did He?
Jul 11, 2022
SCOTUS Brings Prayer to Your Public School
Jun 28, 2022
The Day 'Roe' Died
Jun 24, 2022
SCOTUS Declares the Border a Constitution-Free Zone
Jun 13, 2022
The SCOTUS Leak Investigation Is Heating Up
Jun 06, 2022
Wombs Are Not Meth Labs—but Some Prosecutors Treat Them the Same
May 31, 2022
Jess Interviews Her Ex-Work Wife, Robin Marty
May 20, 2022
Processing the Fallout of the Supreme Court Leak
May 09, 2022
We Are in the Bad Place
May 03, 2022
Hey Lawmakers, Be Like Connecticut
May 02, 2022
The 'Dobbs' Crystal Ball
Apr 25, 2022
What the Hell Happened to Lizelle Herrera?
Apr 18, 2022
History Made—Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson Is Confirmed
Apr 07, 2022
Ginni the Insurrectionist
Apr 04, 2022
Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearing, Day Three—Celebrating Joy Amid the Nonsense
Mar 24, 2022
Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearing, Day Two—The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Mar 23, 2022
Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearing, Day One—The Stage Is Set
Mar 21, 2022
Conservatives Have a New Priority: Health-Care Travel Bans
Mar 14, 2022
This Supreme Court Opinion Is a Trojan Horse for Fascism
Mar 07, 2022
It's Ketanji Brown Jackson!
Feb 25, 2022
How Biden Could Make—or Break—His Legacy With Black Women
Feb 21, 2022
What the Hell Is a 'Closely Held Religious Belief'?
Feb 07, 2022
Holy Crap, Justice Breyer Is Finally Retiring!
Jan 26, 2022
The Numpties Are Marching for "Life" Again
Jan 17, 2022
A Totally Off-the-Rails Look at SCOTUS Gone Rogue
Dec 20, 2021
Rapid Reaction—Why the Supreme Court's Texas Abortion Decisions Are Infuriating
Dec 10, 2021
Prepping for the Abortion Fight of a Lifetime: An Interview With Repro Rights Attorney Jenny Ma
Dec 06, 2021
Rapid Reaction—Roe’s Last Stand at the Supreme Court
Dec 01, 2021
It's Here! The First Direct Challenge to 'Roe v. Wade'
Nov 22, 2021
Neil Gorsuch's Big, Dirty Abortion Game
Nov 08, 2021
Texas Abortion Ban at the Supreme Court: What Happened
Nov 01, 2021
The Supreme Court Could Annihilate 'Roe v. Wade' Next Week
Oct 25, 2021
WTF Is Going on With the Texas Abortion Ban?
Oct 14, 2021
Here Comes the Supreme Court Train Wreck
Oct 07, 2021
Abortion Rights Are in Chaos. What Now?
Sep 02, 2021
The Supreme Court Ghosts Roe v. Wade
Sep 01, 2021
The Supreme Court Ends Its Term, Possibly Democracy
Jul 07, 2021
Supreme Court Protects the ACA but Not Same-Sex Couples
Jun 17, 2021
This City Wants Your Racist Uncle to Enforce Their Abortion Ban
Jun 10, 2021
Here’s What You Need to Know About the Plan to End Roe
May 27, 2021
Emergency Pod: The Supreme Court Just Fired a Major Warning Shot at Roe
May 17, 2021
Meet the Republican AGs Driving Their Party Off a Cliff
May 13, 2021
The Unconstitutional Case the Supreme Court Can't Stop Talking About
May 06, 2021
The Case of the Cursing Cheerleader Reaches the Supreme Court
Apr 29, 2021
Texas Is Trying to Take Trans Kids From Loving Parents
Apr 15, 2021
Everything You Need to Know About Georgia Voter Suppression
Apr 08, 2021
Biden Plans to Give the Courts a Much-Needed Kick in the Pants
Apr 01, 2021
Reacting to the Atlanta Shootings
Mar 18, 2021
Arkansas Woos Amy Coney Barrett With a Very Bad Ban
Mar 11, 2021
Remember When We Could Hug?
Mar 04, 2021
Supreme Court Election Conspiracies and Abortion Cases
Feb 25, 2021
How to Bankrupt the Proud Boys
Feb 18, 2021
Put Imani Gandy on the Bench, You Cowards
Feb 04, 2021
Nuke the Filibuster?
Jan 28, 2021
Hey Joe, It Feels Good to Say the 'A' Word
Jan 21, 2021
Hunting Nazis with the New Department of Justice
Jan 14, 2021
Making Sense of It All, Reality TV-Style: Roe v. Wade, Episode 5
Jan 08, 2021
Closing the Courthouse Doors: Roe v. Wade, Episode 4
Jan 07, 2021
The State’s (Creeping) Interest: Roe v. Wade, Episode 3
Jan 06, 2021
A Great Balancing Test: Roe v. Wade, Episode 2
Jan 05, 2021
Being Born Kind of Matters: Roe v. Wade, Episode 1
Jan 04, 2021
Coming January 4th-8th: Our Roe v. Wade Mini-Series Joins the Boom! Lawyered Feed
Jan 01, 2021
Our Wildest Memories of the Trump Era
Dec 10, 2020
Will the Supreme Court Let Trump Rig the Census?
Nov 30, 2020
Health Care on Trial at the Supreme Court
Nov 10, 2020
As Votes Are Counted, the Supreme Court Considers Green-Lighting Discrimination
Nov 04, 2020
Amy Coney Barrett Is Already Out of Line
Oct 27, 2020
Amy Coney Barrett Is Confirmed. Does the Law Even Matter Anymore?
Oct 27, 2020
Amy Coney Barrett Hearings, Day Three: Make Birth Control Illegal Again
Oct 14, 2020
Amy Coney Barrett Hearings, Day Two: No Notes
Oct 14, 2020
Amy Coney Barrett Hearings, Day One: None of This Is Normal
Oct 12, 2020
Expand the Courts (Without Overthinking It)
Oct 08, 2020
The Wild Resume of Amy Coney Barrett
Sep 26, 2020
Tonight, We Lost a Giant
Sep 19, 2020
Rapid Reaction: A Good Day for Theocracy at SCOTUS
Jul 08, 2020
What It's Like to Argue—and Win—at the Supreme Court
Jul 02, 2020
Rapid Reaction: A Great Decision (Plus a Roberts Time Bomb) on Abortion Access
Jun 29, 2020
Rapid Reaction: Supreme Court Protects DREAMers
Jun 18, 2020
Rapid Reaction: Supreme Court Protects LGBTQ Employees
Jun 15, 2020
How to Defund the Police
Jun 11, 2020
This School Keeps Fighting to Discriminate Against Trans Kids
May 28, 2020
'Jane Roe' Lied to Us for Decades!
May 19, 2020
Arkansas Created a Pandemic Catch-22 to Block Abortions
May 14, 2020
Rapid Reaction: The Latest Birth Control Battle at the Supreme Court
May 06, 2020
SCOTUS Preview: The Nuns Are Coming for Your Birth Control
Apr 30, 2020
Actual Good News on COVID-19 Abortion Bans
Apr 16, 2020
Shredding the Claim that Abortion Clinic Protests Are an 'Essential Service'
Apr 09, 2020
Rapid Reaction: Texas Abortion Ban Takes Effect Immediately
Mar 31, 2020
Coronavirus and the Courts
Mar 19, 2020
Texas Is Trying to Make 'Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn' a Thing
Mar 12, 2020
June Medical Services v. Russo Arguments: Rapid Reaction
Mar 04, 2020
June Medical Services v. Russo Preview
Feb 27, 2020
Anti-Choice Lawmakers Declare the Constitution Null and Void in Indiana
Feb 20, 2020
COMING FEBRUARY 25: A new Roe v. Wade podcast series from the Boom! Lawyered team!
Feb 03, 2020
Leonard Leo's Next Evil Venture
Jan 16, 2020
Everything You Need to Know About the Abortion Rights Fight in 2020
Dec 19, 2019
Emergency Pod: The Supreme Court Rubber-Stamps Kentucky Forced Ultrasound Law
Dec 09, 2019
Will the Supreme Court Block Abortion Providers from Suing on Behalf of Their Patients?
Dec 05, 2019
'He Performed an Abortion and Then Burned Down My House!'
Nov 27, 2019
Arkansas Is Trying to Invent the 'Abortion Deadline'
Nov 21, 2019
'Abortion Reversal' Is B.S.
Nov 07, 2019
Bathroom Panic at the Supreme Court
Oct 24, 2019
Forced Ultrasound and the First Amendment
Oct 17, 2019
Rapid Reaction: The Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Whether You Can Be Fired for Being Gay or Trans
Oct 08, 2019
Emergency Pod: The Supreme Court Takes June Medical Services v. Gee
Oct 04, 2019
The Supreme Court Will Decide If an Employer Can Fire Someone for Being Gay or Trans
Oct 03, 2019
The Big, Bad 2019 Abortion Rights Supreme Court Preview Episode
Sep 26, 2019
Predicting the Next Two Years
Sep 19, 2019
Will the Supreme Court Make It Easier for Abortion Protesters to Threaten People?
Sep 12, 2019
Scalia's Son May Be Trump's New Tool (to Dismantle Civil Rights)
Sep 05, 2019
The Missouri Abortion Ban You Didn’t Hear About
Aug 29, 2019
How John Roberts Helped Trump Defund Planned Parenthood
Aug 22, 2019
This New Challenge to Roe Might Be the Most Dangerous Yet
Aug 15, 2019
Trump Judge Approves Manslaughter Charges for Pregnancy Loss
Aug 08, 2019
The Hidden Secrets of Jess and Imani
Jul 18, 2019
This Lawsuit Could Bring Reproductive Justice to the Supreme Court
Jul 11, 2019
There Are Concentration Camps for Kids at the Border. Is Any of This Legal?
Jun 27, 2019
This Case Could Define Transgender Rights for a Generation
Jun 20, 2019
How the Supreme Court Could Use the Census to Bless White Power in America
Jun 13, 2019
What’s It Like to Sue the Trump Administration?
Jun 06, 2019
Clarence Thomas Just Declared War on Your Birth Control
May 30, 2019
What a Challenge to 'Roe' Will Actually Look Like
May 23, 2019
The Supreme Court Just Trashed 40 Years of Precedent and Sounded the Alarm for Roe
May 16, 2019
How Georgia and Kansas Reveal the Future Battleground for Abortion Rights
May 09, 2019
The Master Plan to Dismantle LGBTQ Rights Is in Its Endgame
Apr 25, 2019
If You're a Rapper, Your Lyrics Can Send You to Jail
Apr 18, 2019
‘Reverse Discrimination’ Isn’t a Thing, but the Roberts Court Might Disagree
Apr 11, 2019
The GOP Is Using the Courts to Do What Congress Couldn't: Repeal the ACA
Mar 28, 2019
Mailbag Edition!
Mar 21, 2019
A Dude Is Suing an Alabama Abortion Clinic for 'Wrongful Death'...of an Embryo
Mar 14, 2019
Myth-Busting the Anti-Choice 'Born Alive' Bills
Mar 07, 2019
The Cohen Hearing vs. the Kavanaugh Hearings
Feb 27, 2019
Clarence Thomas Wants to Blow Up Defamation Law
Feb 21, 2019
Federal Funding to Discriminate?
Feb 14, 2019
The John Roberts Abortion Conundrum...Resolved?
Feb 08, 2019
The Supreme Court Head Fake on Abortion in Louisiana
Feb 04, 2019
The John Roberts Abortion Conundrum
Jan 30, 2019
Day Two of William Barr’s Confirmation Hearings
Jan 16, 2019
Day One of William Barr's Confirmation Hearings
Jan 16, 2019
Bye-Bye, Birth Control Benefit?
Jan 10, 2019
Recapping the Wild Ride of 2018
Dec 18, 2018
Why Clarence Thomas Has a Case of the Sads
Dec 14, 2018
Why Aren't LGBTQ People Protected in the Workplace?
Nov 28, 2018
The Ohio Abortion Ban Saga Is Bananas
Nov 21, 2018
Midterm Results and the Voting Rights Battles That Will Follow
Nov 07, 2018
Will Voter Suppression Swing the 2018 Midterms?
Nov 01, 2018
They're Coming for Birthright Citizenship
Oct 30, 2018
Trailer: Unladylike
Oct 30, 2018
Meet the Official Who May Lead the Attack on Transgender Rights
Oct 22, 2018
Kavanaugh Confirmed. Now What?
Oct 06, 2018
Ford Shines, Kavanaugh Whines
Sep 28, 2018
Meet the Awful Person Who Could Take Over the Mueller Investigation
Sep 24, 2018
The Kavanaugh Allegations
Sep 18, 2018
Kavanaugh Day 4: Witness
Sep 08, 2018
Kavanaugh Day 3: Exposed
Sep 07, 2018
Kavanaugh Day 2: Stolen Emails?
Sep 06, 2018
Kavanaugh Day 1: Changing the Rules
Sep 04, 2018
What Are Republicans Hiding in Kavanaugh's Documents?
Aug 23, 2018
Emergency Pod on Brett Kavanaugh Nomination
Jul 10, 2018
Who Can Stop Trump's Court Takeover?
Jul 05, 2018
Emergency Pod #2—Justice Kennedy Is Retiring
Jun 27, 2018
Emergency Pod on Muslim Ban and CPC Decisions
Jun 26, 2018
Pardon Me?
May 17, 2018
Sonia Sotomayor Is an Absolute Boss
Apr 26, 2018
The DOJ Is Bullying ACLU Attorneys and It's a Big Deal
Apr 12, 2018
BREAKING: Today's SCOTUS Arguments in NIFLA v. Becerra
Mar 20, 2018
Does the First Amendment Allow CPCs to Lie to Pregnant People?
Mar 15, 2018
The Racist Ideology Neil Gorsuch Will Use to Break Unions
Mar 01, 2018
Pregnant and Going to the Doctor? You Might End Up in Jail
Feb 15, 2018
Every Terrible Anti-Choice Bill Coming to a State Near You
Feb 01, 2018
Hello! It's 2018 and Your Right to Vote Has Been Canceled
Jan 18, 2018
'The Handmaid’s Tale' Is Coming to Life
Dec 14, 2017
Bakers and Bare Breasts Will Determine the Limits of Free Speech
Nov 30, 2017
Eggs Are Not People and Your Sperm Is Not Sacred
Nov 16, 2017
Beckett Lansbury and Ally Sheedy on How to Be a Better Ally to Trans People
Nov 02, 2017
How the 14th Amendment Protects Your Freedom to Get Laid
Oct 19, 2017
The Government Can Make Me Say WHAT?
Oct 05, 2017
Four Ways Neil Gorsuch Could Ruin Your Life
Sep 21, 2017
Coming 9/21: Boom! Lawyered
Sep 12, 2017