Tuesday, May 12, 2009
KPBS legal analysts discusses religion in the classroom, fleeting expletives in broadcasting and what Justice Souter's retirement will mean to the Supreme Court.
Maureen Cavanaugh: Less than six months into his term of office, President Barack Obama is about to appoint a nominee to the US Supreme Court. Even though this appointment is not expected to shift the ideological balance of the court, the significance of appointing a new justice to a lifetime term is hard to overestimate. We'll hear who the president is considering and why.
But first, our legal update begins with a loss for an Orange County high school teacher.
Dan Eaton, San Diego attorney and These Days legal analyst.