SCOTUS and the South + Lilly Ledbetter's message of perseverance

The Supreme Court has played a major role in shaping the South. Depending on its ideological center, SCOTUS has protected Southern governments or has intervened on behalf of vulnerable communities. Fred Smith, a professor at Emory Law, details landmark decisions in the South and major cases looming on the horizon. Lilly Ledbetter knows what it's like to lose a case before the Supreme Court, she shares her story and lessons for maintaining hope in the face of setbacks.


 

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