In this excerpt from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet Bharara and Joyce Vance discuss the oral arguments in a case challenging FDA approval of the abortion pill Mifepristone, where a panel of 5th Circuit judges appeared likely to restrict access to the drug.
In the full episode, Preet and Joyce break down:
- Writer E. Jean Carroll’s new defamation allegations against former President Donald Trump;
- The evidence that special counsel Jack Smith is reportedly compiling in the Mar-a-Lago documents investigation;
- The resignation of former U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts Rachael Rollins after a DOJ inspector general’s ethics probe found various instances of misconduct.
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18 U.S. Code §1461 – Mailing obscene or crime-inciting matter
“Appeals court appears likely to restrict access to key abortion pill,” WaPo, 5/17/23