Jul 6, 2021 • 1HR 13M

Law and Disorder

Jonah Goldberg
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In “The Remnant," Jonah Goldberg, the founder and editor-in-chief of The Dispatch, syndicated columnist, best-selling author, and AEI/NRI Fellow enlists a “Cannonball Run”-style cast of stars, has-beens, and never-weres to address the most pressing issues of the day and of all-time. Is Western Civilization doomed? Is nationalism the wave of the future? Is the Pope Catholic? Will they ever find a new place to put cheese on a pizza? Is Die Hard a Christmas movie? Who is hotter: Ginger or Mary-Ann? Was Plato really endorsing the Republic as the ideal state? Mixing history, pop culture, rank-punditry, political philosophy, and, at times, shameless book-plugging, Goldberg and guests will have the kinds of conversations we wish they had on cable-TV shout shows. And the nudity will (almost) always be tasteful.
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Only Remnant listeners fluent in legalese should subject themselves to today’s discussion of Supreme Court jurisprudence, in which fan-favorite classical liberal Ilya Shapiro returns to claim his coveted gold jacket. Jonah and Ilya explore what the court’s conservative majority will mean for future cases and whether the conservative legal movement should adapt its philosophy in the wake of Bostock v. Clayton County. They also touch on some of the most controversial issues raised by recent Supreme Court decisions, including Arizona’s voting laws and free speech in public schools. David and Sarah, eat your heart out!

Show Notes:

- Ilya’s latest book, Supreme Disorder

- The mysterious shadow docket

- Fulton v. City of Philadelphia

- “After Bostock, We’re All Textualists Now”

- Walter Olson in The Dispatch on HIPAA

- The Supreme Court upholds Arizona voting restrictions

- Ilya: “The Voter Suppression Lie”

- Advisory Opinions on the Supreme Court’s cheerleader case

- Ilya’s campaign for the Falls Church Schoolboard, shamelessly plugged

- Ilya explains why he’s running