With no word about the March and April oral arguments, Elizabeth Slattery & Tiffany Bates recap the Court’s latest rulings (one involves the infamous pirate, Blackbeard). They also debut their new SCOTUS book club. Elizabeth chats with 6th Circuit Judge Alice Batchelder about her love of roller coasters and her chambers’ unusual dress code. Stay tuned for Supreme Trivia – April Fools’ Day edition.

 

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Elizabeth Slattery & Tiffany Bates talk about how courts are practicing social distancing and what may happen with delayed SCOTUS cases. Elizabeth also recently chatted with Benjamin Beaton, a card-carrying Federalist Society member who clerked for the Notorious RBG. Tune in for Supreme Trivia – Learned Sixth Edition. Elizabeth tries to stump Benjamin on his knowledge of his “home court,” the Sixth Circuit.

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Please enjoy the George W. Bush Presidential Library’s interview with Justice Neil Gorsuch. Check out other episodes of the Strategerist podcast here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-strategerist/id1450428537.

 

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Mark Walsh joins Elizabeth Slattery this week to break down what the oral arguments in an important separation-of-powers case and the Louisiana abortion case. They discuss the recent dust up between John Roberts and Chuck Schumer and the news that the Court will hear a sixth case involving Obamacare. Elizabeth also chats with Louisiana Solicitor General Elizabeth Murrill about her career. Stay tuned for Supreme Trivia – Before They Were Justices edition. Mark’s in the hot seat!

 

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Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates hit the highlights of the Court’s recent opinions, orders, and denials. They also sit down with 7th Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett and hear about tailgating at Notre Dame football games and shooting sporting clays with her clerks. Stay tuned for Supreme Trivia – The Dogma Lives Loudly edition. Elizabeth’s in the hot seat!

 

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Laissez les bon temps rouler! Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates talk about upcoming SCOTUS arguments and the release of Justice Scalia’s papers. Elizabeth also chats with Fifth Circuit Judge Kurt Engelhardt about his quest to find the best king cake in New Orleans. Stay tuned for Supreme Trivia – Mardi Gras edition!

 

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Elizabeth & Tiffany talk about grants in cases involving “faithless” presidential electors and the Little Sisters of the Poor. They recap oral argument in the Montana school choice case and discuss the highlights of John Roberts’s new job presiding over President Trump’s impeachment trial. Elizabeth also chats with 4th Circuit Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson about finding work that makes your heart sing.

Stay tuned for Supreme Trivia – Impeachment Edition. Elizabeth’s in the hot seat!

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Elizabeth & Tiffany talk about the riveting first opinions of 2020 and new grants, (Trump tax returns, failed 4th Amendment seizures, and more!). They recap oral argument in the “Bridgegate” case and whether “Ok, Boomer” is canceled. Elizabeth also chats with Judge Chad Readler of the 6th Circuit about being a Michigan fan in the heart of Ohio Buckeye territory. Stay tuned for Supreme Trivia. Tiffany’s in the hot seat!

 

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Elizabeth Slattery chats with law professor Jack Goldsmith about his effort to clear the name of his step-father, Chuckie O’Brien, who was once a leading suspect in union boss Jimmy Hoffa’s disappearance.

Get Jack’s book, “In Hoffa’s Shadow” here: https://www.amazon.com/Hoffas-Shadow-Stepfather-Disappearance-Detroit-ebook/dp/B07PNXC7WD.

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The Daily Caller’s Kevin Daley joins Elizabeth Slattery to break down recent opinions, orders, and oral argument in the fifth Obamacare case at the Supreme Court. Elizabeth also chats with Judge Stephanos Bibas of the 3rd Circuit about the best way to eat a Philly Cheesesteak. Stay tuned for Supreme Trivia – Christmas edition. Kevin’s in the hot seat!

 

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Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates talk about the NYC gun case and offer holiday gift ideas for SCOTUS fans. Elizabeth also chats with Judge Amul Thapar of the 6th Circuit about all things Kentucky.

 

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Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates share what they’re thankful for as the holiday season approaches. They also discuss a few cases going to conference this week and chat with Judge David Stras of the 8th Circuit. Stay tuned for Supreme Trivia. Elizabeth’s in the hot seat!

 

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Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates recap Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s speech to the Federalist Society and this week’s oral argument in the DACA case. Elizabeth also chats with law professor Josh Blackman about his new book, 100 Supreme Court Cases Everyone Should Know. Stay tuned for Supreme Trivia. Tiffany’s in the hot seat!

 

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Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates discuss recent oral arguments, preview a new documentary about Justice Clarence Thomas, and answer a listener question about a case involving the infamous climate change “hockey stick” graph. Elizabeth also chats with Texas power couple Erin and Brett Busby. Stay tuned for Supreme Trivia – Couples edition. Elizabeth’s in the hot seat!

 

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Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates discuss public opinion of the Supreme Court, a few recent grants, and upcoming arguments. Elizabeth also chats with University of Minnesota Professor Timothy Johnson about SCOTUS Notes, his project making the justices’ conference notes accessible to the public. Stay tuned for Supreme Trivia – Halloween edition. Tiffany’s in the hot seat!

 

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Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates discuss the Supreme Court’s new 2 minute rule and recap the week’s oral arguments. Elizabeth also chats with David Feder and Janie Nitze, former law clerks to Justice Neil Gorsuch and collaborators on his book, “A Republic, If You Can Keep It.” Stay tuned for Supreme Trivia – Elizabeth’s in the hot seat!

 

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In the first episode of Season 4, Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates preview oral arguments coming up next week and discuss a trio of cases involving state abortion regulations that the justices may take up soon. Elizabeth also chats with Sarah Harrington, an alum of the Solicitor General’s office about her custom morning suit and pre-argument pump up song. Stay tuned for Supreme Trivia – Tiffany’s in the hot seat!

 

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Kimberly Robinson from Bloomberg Law joins Elizabeth & Tiffany to break down this week’s big decisions (travel ban! Janus! NIFLA! water wars!). They also guess who will be the next Supreme Court justice. Tiffany and Kimberly are in the hot seat for Supreme Trivia – Retirement Edition.

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Elizabeth & Tiffany talk about the decisions in Carpenter, Lucia, and Wayfair and whether Justice Kennedy is dropping hints that he won’t retire. They also chat with the newest addition to the D.C. Circuit, Judge Greg Katsas. Tiffany’s in the hot seat for Supreme Trivia – Criminal Clerks Edition.

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Jess Bravin of the Wall Street Journal joins Elizabeth & Tiffany to talk about the partisan gerrymandering decisions, Fane Lozman’s second win at SCOTUS, and to make predictions for the rest of the term. Tune in for Supreme Trivia – Repeat SCOTUS Players Edition. Elizabeth tries to stump Jess and Tiffany provides a lifeline.

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