Radio Rothbard

Home | Mises Library | Is the Supreme Court Repealing the 20th Century?

Is the Supreme Court Repealing the 20th Century?

Radio Rothbard

Tags Legal SystemMedia and Culture

05/05/2022Tho BishopJoseph F. Becker

In this episode of Radio Rothbard, Mises Graduate Program Provost and Constitutional law attorney Joe Becker joins Tho Bishop to break down the leaked opinion on the Dobbs case, potentially overturning Roe v. Wade. Joe provides a thorough breakdown of the logic behind the Alito opinion, and the two look at the impact this could have on American institutions broadly.

Recommended Reading

Leaked draft decision, Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization (PDF):

"End Roe v. Wade: It's Time to Defederalize Abortion Policy" by Ryan McMaken:

"Why Social Issues Dominate" by Jeff Deist:

"Before Roe v. Wade, Abortion Had Always Been a State and Local Matter" by Ryan McMaken:

Mises Institute Graduate Program:

Be sure to follow Radio Rothbard at

Note: The views expressed on are not necessarily those of the Mises Institute.

Contact Tho Bishop

Tho is an assistant editor for the Mises Wire, and can assist with questions from the press. Prior to working for the Mises Institute, he served as Deputy Communications Director for the House Financial Services Committee. His articles have been featured in The Federalist, the Daily Caller, and Business Insider.

Contact Joseph F. Becker

Joseph F. Becker is a Mises University graduate and Mises Institute Associated Scholar and staff member who earned his master's degree in economics under Murray Rothbard. He worked with the Nevada Policy Research Institute's Center for Justice where he sued government agencies on behalf of plaintiffs with sympathetic libertarian causes.

Shield icon audio