Dissent is a podcast miniseries about our current Supreme Court. In each episode, senior Intercept reporter and host Jordan Smith explores a major case that the Supreme Court is taking up in 2023, breaking down the stakes of the legislation and the implications of the court’s extreme right-wing majority. She’s joined by legal analysts and experts to tackle cases that will determine the fate of free and fair elections, tribal sovereignty, civil rights protections, the EPA’s regulatory authority, and whether Rodney Reed, who sits on Texas death row, can pursue DNA testing that may establish his innocence.
Intercepted PodcastDissent Episode Six: The Clean Water Act Comes Under Attack
The outcome of the Supreme Court case Sackett v. EPA may limit the ability to prevent pollution of our nation’s waters and combat climate change.
Intercepted PodcastDissent Episode Five: The Death Penalty, Deadlines, and DNA
Rodney Reed has spent 25 years fighting Texas for the right to DNA testing that could prove his innocence. Now the Supreme Court will weigh in.
Intercepted PodcastDissent Episode Four: The Right to Discriminate
Host Jordan Smith and law professor Hila Keren discuss a Colorado case that could expand the right to discriminate under the guise of free speech.
Intercepted PodcastDissent Episode Three: How an Adoption Case Could Unravel Tribal Sovereignty
Host Jordan Smith and journalist Rebecca Nagle discuss the Indian Child Welfare Act challenge and why it could imperil all of Indian Law.