Supreme Court election law case, Animal senses

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The sun rises over the U.S. Supreme Court building.
In this Nov. 10, 2020, file photo the sun rises behind the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File

We talk to a law professor about an election law case the U.S. Supreme Court is taking up. Then, an author shares his new book on how animals sense the world around us and why it matters to humans.

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    The U.S. Supreme Court is taking up a case involving the so-called “independent state legislature” theory. We explore what impact that case could have on election administration and redistricting.

  • What animals can sense, and why we should care

    A science writer takes us on a whirlwind tour of the world — as animals experience it through their enhanced, and restricted, senses.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Robert Yablon Guest
  • Ed Yong Guest