The next president is very likely going to appoint at least one new Supreme Court justice. The current court is split four to four between conservative and liberals with one swing vote providing a razor-thin margin on many rulings. Guest host Judy Muller explores what sort of justices would be appointed by McCain and Obama, and how those choices would affect our lives. Also, OPEC schedules emergency meeting as oil prices tumble, and distraught parents of difficult teenagers usually have to muddle through those years as best they can. But in Nebraska, parents can just dump them at the nearest hospital.
Supreme Court Finally Becomes an Issue in the Election
From this Episode:
The Candidates and the Supremes
We hadn't heard much about the Supreme Court until this week's final debate . John McCain and Barack Obama were asked what sort of justices they would appoint, and it...
34 min, 39 sec
Nebraska Becomes Drop-Off Point for Unwanted Teens
All states have a safe haven law, aimed at providing a way for desperate new mothers to drop off their infants at a hospital without fear of prosecution for abandonment....
7 min, 55 sec