Amanpour and Company

Dahlia Lithwick Discusses Amy Coney Barret and Roe V. Wade

Clip: 10/13/2020 | 2m 31s Video has closed captioning.

A key aspect of Barrett’s appeal to conservative activists is her adherence to the legal doctrine of “originalism.” What exactly does this entail, and how useful is it as a legal framework? Dahlia Lithwick, a columnist for Slate, warned recently that Barrett’s confirmation hearings represent an “erosion of representative democracy” in the United States.

Aired: 10/13/20

Rating: NR

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