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Dahlia previews Foster v. Chatman, a Supreme Court appeal that contends with the problem of racial bias in the process of jury selection. Her guests include Stephen Bright, president of the Southern Center for Human Rights; and Glenn Ivey, a former prosecutor who has joined an amicus brief in support of the man at the center of Foster.

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Dahlia speaks with law professor Robert J. Smith about Montgomery v. Louisiana, a Supreme Court case that focuses on a man who has served 53 years in prison for a murder he committed as a juvenile.

Please let us know what you think of Amicus. Our email is amicus@slate.com. Subscribe to our podcast here.

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Amicus is sponsored by the Great Courses, offering a series of lectures about business and presentation—including Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory, How Conversation Works, The Art of Public Speaking, and Influence: Mastering Life’s Most Powerful Skill. Order any one of these courses for only $9.95 for a limited time at TheGreatCourses.com/amicus.

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As serious questions about lethal injection protocols continue to swirl, Dahlia speaks with The Marshall Project’s Andrew Cohen about where the Supreme Court currently stands on the constitutionality of the death penalty.


Please let us know what you think of Amicus. Our email is amicus@slate.com. Subscribe to our podcast here.

Want a transcript of this week’s episode? They’re all available to members of Slate Plus on our show page. If you're not a Slate Plus member, consider becoming one -- members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial here.

Amicus is sponsored by the Great Courses, offering a series of lectures about business and presentation—including Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory, How Conversation Works, The Art of Public Speaking, and Influence: Mastering Life’s Most Powerful Skill. Order any one of these courses for only $9.95 for a limited time at TheGreatCourses.com/amicus.

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This week’s excerpts from the Supreme Court’s public sessions were provided by Oyez, a free law project at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, part of the Illinois Institute of Technology.

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