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SCOTUS 101 returns for a brief Summer Session. In this episode longtime fact checker John Malcolm joins Elizabeth to talk about attending the huge SCOTUS announcement at the White House. They also dig into SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s background and the highlights of his time on the D.C. Circuit.
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.
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.
This week, Elizabeth and Tiffany talk about the Pacific Legal Foundation’s big First Amendment win and Ginsburg bench slapping the 2nd Circuit. They also interview Utah Supreme Court Justice Tom Lee about corpus linguistics, clerking for Justice Thomas and Judge Wilkinson, and family dinner with Rex Lee.
This week, Elizabeth & Tiffany talk about snow days at SCOTUS and oral arguments in cases dealing with free speech and the long-lost Contract Clause. They also chat with 11th Circuit Judge Bill Pryor about prosecuting Roy Moore, why Thomas More is a model for all lawyers, and … more. Tune in for Supreme Trivia to find out which future President turned down a seat on SCOTUS after being confirmed.
This week, Elizabeth & Tiffany talk about cases challenging capital punishment, Seminole Rock deference, and more! They also chat with John Elwood about SCOTUSBlog’s Relist Watch and his argument pump up songs. Tune in for Supreme Trivia to find out how Kentucky is beating Michigan at SCOTUS.