The Take
The Take
Oct 30, 2020
The US Supreme Court v. the vote
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From ballots and deadlines to envelopes and polling places, if it's part of the US election, there's probably a lawsuit about it. This is the most litigated election in US history, and decisions that could swing the result will come down to the nine unelected members of the Supreme Court. A newly appointed conservative justice has fueled fears about the court's power to decide whose votes count, and whose get thrown out.

What does that mean for people of color who have fought decades of voter suppression? And what will the election mean for the future of the Supreme Court?

In this episode:

Franita Tolson (@ProfTolson), Vice Dean at the University of Southern California's Gould School of Law, and a fellow with The Justice Collaborative Institute; Ryan Doerfler (@rddoerfler), professor at the University of Chicago Law School.

Join The Take on Election Night:

Watch Malika Bilal (@mmbilal) LIVE on the Al Jazeera Instagram feed (@aljazeeraenglish) discuss the 2020 presidential race at the top of each hour from 4 pm ET (9 pm GMT) to 8 pm ET (2 am GMT).

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