The Originalist

John Strand’s The Originalist shines a light onto a polarizing Supreme Court Justice; Antonin Scalia. When a bright, liberal law school graduate embarks on a nerve-wracking clerkship with Justice Scalia, she discovers him to be both an infuriating sparring partner and an unexpected mentor.

Listen as Jody David Armour, Oliver Mayer, Jon Sonego, and Jade Wheeler delve into the politics of individual court members, Originalism, civil rights, civic duty, and what it means to be an American.

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Policy at the Playhouse: REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES

Policy at the Playhouse, recognizes that conversations about governance take place in many different fora and are voiced by many different communities. The Bedrosian Center is teaming up with the Pasadena Playhouse to lead an audience discussion after a performance of Real Women Have Curves, a stage play written by LA playwright Josefina Lopez.  The play, set…

Policy at the Playhouse: The Whipping Man

On the set of “The Whipping Man” designed by Tom Buderwitz at The Pasadena Playhouse. Our first Policy at the Playhouse was a visit to The Pasadena Playhouse for a viewing of “The Whipping Man,” followed by a panel discussion of the themes of the play. Governance is everywhere. Photos by Jeffrey Taylor