End of Year Mail Bag: Erin & Jess answer your questions

In this episode, Erin Maye Quade and Jess Braverman answer you questions related to their work on gender justice, legal challenges, and lawmaking.

End of Year Mail Bag: Erin & Jess answer your questions
The Gender Justice Brief
End of Year Mail Bag: Erin & Jess answer your questions

Erin and Jess delve into controversial issues including the Kate Cox abortion case in Texas, discuss their experiences and challenges in their respective roles as lawmaker and lawyer, and share insights into how legal cases are chosen for action.

Erin and Jess also touch on their expansion into North Dakota, and explore personal topics like their favorite Supreme Court justices and methods for winding down.

Timestamps for this episode:

  • 00:00 Introduction and Welcome
  • 00:31 Introducing the Hosts
  • 01:30 Discussion on School Board Elections
  • 02:42 Personal Experiences and Reflections
  • 05:45 Discussion on Kate Cox Case
  • 16:06 Insights on New York Times Piece on Dobbs
  • 23:47 How Gender Justice Decides Which Cases to Take
  • 27:25 Reflecting on Past Cases: Fighting for Trans Rights
  • 28:53 Expanding the Fight: Gender Justice’s Plans in North Dakota
  • 31:52 The Challenges and Rewards of Being a Lawmaker
  • 34:24 The Impact of Writing to Lawmakers
  • 37:57 The Highs and Lows of Being a Lawyer
  • 44:35 Supreme Court Favorites and Musical Preferences
  • 47:39 Setting Intentions for the New Year

About The Gender Justice Brief

The Gender Justice Brief is produced by Gunther Michael Jahnl of IQONEQ Communications Solutions and Audra Grigus.

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