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How the Supreme Court is shaping the future of presidential immunity

SDPB

This interview originally aired on "In the Moment" on SDPB Radio.

On Monday, the Supreme Court made a major ruling on presidential immunity. The 6-3 decision said that former president Donald Trump is immune from prosecution for "official acts."

Lisa Hager, Ph.D., is an associate professor of political science at South Dakota State University.

She breaks down what the decision means for future presidents and for her future politics students.

Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.
Ellen Koester is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.