The American History Podcast

A Program Of Virginia Foundation for the Humanities


It is So Ordered

This month, the Supreme Court hears oral arguments for cases that may have a profound impact on the lives of everyday Americans — ranging from cell phone privacy and the rights of workers during labor disputes, to whether a baker has the right to turn away same-sex couples because of his religious beliefs. So this week, Joanne, Ed, and Nathan dip into the BackStory archive to look at four rulings that shaped public life in America.