Postscript

Postscript

episodes

A special series on current political affairs.

Postscript: Unpacking the 2024 U.S. Presidential Debate, Conventions, and Polling

June 24, 2024

Unpacking the 2024 U.S. Presidential Debate, Conventions, and Polling

Julia Azari, Jonathan Bernstein, and Seth Masket

The first presidential debate will be held on June 27th, 2024 and the Republicans are heading to Milwaukee (a city Donald Trump recently called “horri…

Postscript: The Supreme Court’s Decisions on Bump Stocks and Mifepristone

June 20, 2024

The Supreme Court’s Decisions on Bump Stocks and Mifepristone

Susan Liebell and Lilly Goren

In this episode of our occasional series, Postscript, we focus on the Supreme Court’s recently published decisions in two cases, about guns and aborti…

Postscript: Previewing the 2024 Presidential Race

June 17, 2024

Previewing the 2024 Presidential Race

Meena Bose and Daniel E. Ponder

States are holding primaries. The Democrats and Republicans will convene in July and August but it has already been decided that the presidential race…

Postscript: How Firearms Fuel Domestic Violence in the US

September 18, 2023

How Firearms Fuel Domestic Violence in the US

Shannon Frattoroli, Kelly Roskam, and April M. Zeoli
Hosted by Susan Liebell

In 2019, nearly two-thirds of domestic violence homicides in the United States were committed with a gun. On average, three women are killed by a curr…

PostScript: The Barbie Movie: A Conversation about a Cinematic and Cultural Event

August 23, 2023

The Barbie Movie

Linda Beail, Danielle Hanley, Shuchi Kapila, and Susan Liebell
Hosted by Lilly Goren

Today’s episode of POSTSCRIPT explores and examines director Greta Gerwig’s film, Barbie. This Warner Brothers’ movie has been in theaters for under a…

Postscript: Guns, Violence, and the Law: How Federal Courts are Trying to Figure Out the Second Amendment

August 22, 2023

Guns, Violence, and the Law

Jacob D. Charles and Dru Stevenson
Hosted by Susan Liebell
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Two blockbuster cases came down in June of 2022. The Dobbs decision overturned Roe v. Wade and New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen subs…

Postscript: Protecting the Public? Guns, Intimate Partner Violence, and the US Supreme Court

August 7, 2023

Protecting the Public?

Kelly Roskam
Hosted by Susan Liebell
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Postscript invites scholars to react to contemporary political events and today’s podcast welcomes an expert on domestic violence and firearms law to …

Postscript: Is it Unconstitutional to Take Guns Away from Domestic Abusers?

July 24, 2023

Is it Unconstitutional to Take Guns Away from Domestic Abusers?

Joseph Blocher and Andrew Willinger
Hosted by Susan Liebell
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The Supreme Court recently wrapped up their term – and announced that they will hear a very controversial case about domestic abuse, the power of Cong…

Postscript: Politics, Identity, and the US Supreme Court

June 23, 2023

Politics, Identity, and the US Supreme Court

Christine C. Bird, Paul Collins, Zachary McGee, and Lori Ringhand
Hosted by Susan Liebell

Postscript invites authors to react to contemporary political events that engage their scholarship. Since the Supreme Court is wrapping up their term,…

Abortion and the Law: Can One Judge Overturn the FDA…Using a 19th-Century Statute?

April 12, 2023

Abortion and the Law

Renée Ann Cramer, Rebecca Kreitzer, Joshua C. Wilson, and Mary Ziegler
Hosted by Susan Liebell

Today’s Postscript focuses on abortion politics in the United States, with particular attention to the April 7, 2023 federal court decisions in Texas…

Postscript: Narrative and Influence Activities in the Russo-Ukraine War

January 26, 2023

Postscript: Narrative and Influence Activities in the Russo-Ukraine War

Jordan Miller
Hosted by Lilly Goren

For almost a year now, we have been absorbing news and information about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. There are a variety of different, or competing,…

Postscript: How the Supreme Court Overturned a Century-Old Gun Law…and Changed American Jurisprudence

August 22, 2022

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Joseph Blocher and Andrew Willinger
Hosted by Susan Liebell

Today’s Postscript (a special series that allows scholars to comment on pressing contemporary issues) focuses on the US Supreme Court and the Second A…

Postscript: Post-Roe Politics

May 13, 2022

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Lilly J. Goren, Rebecca Kreitzer, Andrew R. Lewis, Candis Watts Smith, and Joshua C. Wilson
Hosted by Susan Liebell

Today’s Postscript uniquely engages abortion politics by addressing structural political issues (voter suppression, gerrymandering, dilutions of minor…

Postscript: Abortion Extremism and Criminalization: Whatever Happened to Exceptions for Rape and Incest?

December 17, 2021

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Michele Goodwin and Mary Ziegler
Hosted by Susan Liebell

This Postscript engages two of the country’s most celebrated legal scholars to discuss the criminalization of abortion and miscarriage, the eliminatio…

Postscript: SB-8, Dobbs, and the Politics of Abortion

December 10, 2021

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Rebecca Kreitzer, Andrew R. Lewis, and Joshua C. Wilson
Hosted by Susan Liebell

In this Postscript, Susan Liebell and Lilly Goren review this morning’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Texas SB-8, the oral arguments in last week’s M…

Postscript: The Supreme Court, Concealed Carry, and How Your Laws Might Change

November 22, 2021

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Joseph Blocher, Jacob B. Charles, and Eric Ruben
Hosted by Susan Liebell

An earlier Postscript explained what was at stake for concealed carry laws in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court – and guessed at what the oral argu…

Postscript: The Supreme Court, Concealed Carry, and How Your Laws Might Change

October 26, 2021

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Joseph Blocher and Jacob B. Charles
Hosted by Susan Liebell

The American media has been focused on the Supreme Court’s upcoming abortion cases but a decision in a critical Second Amendment case could overturn p…

Postscript: The Changing Landscape of Abortion Politics

September 13, 2021

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Renée Ann Cramer, Rebecca Kreitzer, Andrew R. Lewis, Joshua C. Wilson, and Mary Ziegler
Hosted by Susan Liebell

Today’s Postscript (a special series that allows scholars to comment on pressing contemporary issues) engages the latest chapter in American abortion …

Postscript: Biden's First 100 Days

April 19, 2021

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Lilly J. Goren and Susan Liebell
Hosted by Susan Liebell

Much has long been made of the bold legislative action that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt marshalled forward in his first 100 days in office in …

Postscript: Trump, Trumpism, and the Future of the GOP

February 15, 2021

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Lilly J. Goren and Susan Liebell
Hosted by Lilly Goren

As the impeachment trial ends, Lilly Goren and Susan Liebell explore the future of the GOP with two media-savvy political scientists. Dr. Jonathan Ber…