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Gerrymandering Goes Back to Court

As is so often the case, all eyes are on Justice Anthony Kennedy.

June 28 2017 9:06 AMAmicus: Breakfast Table ReduxDahlia Lithwick, Mark Joseph Stern, and Pamela Karlan chew over the recently completed Supreme Court term.
June 10 2017 10:01 AMAmicus: Nice Little FBI You’ve Got Here. Pity if Something Happened to It.What counts as “obstruction of justice”? And should judges pay attention to Trump’s Twitter feed?
June 1 2017 10:43 AMClarence Thomas’ Out-of-Left-Field Blow to GerrymanderingRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Cooper v. Harris.
May 13 2017 10:04 AMAmicus: Animus AmicusA group of law professors tells a federal court that religious bias lies at the heart of Trump’s travel ban.
April 29 2017 10:04 AMAmicus: The Myth of the Neutral ExpertIn the context of a capital trial, is there any such thing?
April 14 2017 5:09 PMAmicus: Playground of LibertyAn important church-state case at the Supreme Court centers on tire scraps repurposed for kids’ play areas.
April 1 2017 10:03 AMAmicus: When Prosecutors Keep MumDid eight men spend decades in prison for someone else’s crime? Plus, a history of confirmation hearings.
March 25 2017 10:01 AMAmicus: Gorsuch Grins, Says NothingWere these hearings really as pointless as they seemed?
March 18 2017 10:05 AMAmicus: Why It’s Worth Opposing GorsuchIt’s not that he’s a bad judge or that he was nominated by a president so compromised by scandal. Plus, a veteran D.C. journalist tries his hand at fiction.
March 14 2017 11:38 AMThe Constitution’s Limits on the U.S.-Mexico BorderRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Hernandez v. Mesa.
March 3 2017 4:13 PMIs the Muslim Ban Dead?Read what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about the 9th Circuit’s ruling on President Trump’s immigration restrictions.
Feb. 13 2017 9:51 AMAmicus: “SEE YOU IN COURT”A deep dive into the 9th Circuit’s ruling on President Trump’s immigration restrictions.
Feb. 3 2017 10:46 AMAmicus: Will You Accept This Robe?Is Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch really Scalia 2.0? And the constitutional and human costs of Trump’s Muslim ban.
Jan. 21 2017 10:02 AMAmicus: Immunity in High PlacesCan government officials be held individually responsible for constitutional violations? And why one NFL team is so interested in a trademark challenge.
Jan. 9 2017 11:52 AMDonald Trump Is a Sitting DuckZephyr Teachout explains how Trump’s business empire will undermine U.S. foreign policy, exactly as the Founding Fathers feared.
June 22 2017 1:49 PMThe “Pity if Something Happened to the FBI” TranscriptRead what Amicus had to say about Comey’s testimony and the legal weight of Trump’s tweets.
June 7 2017 1:33 PMThe Animus Amicus TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump.
May 26 2017 2:33 PMAmicus: Clarence Thomas Is ColorblindThe most conservative justice casts a decisive vote to strike down race-based voting lines.
May 2 2017 2:31 PMThe Neutral Expert TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about McWilliams v. Dunn and capital punishment trials.
April 19 2017 12:19 PMThe Playground of Liberty TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Trinity Lutheran v. Comer, an important church-state case at the Supreme Court.
April 5 2017 11:23 AMA Short History of Supreme Court Confirmation HearingsRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast asked legal scholar Lori Ringhand about the Senate’s role in approving judges.
March 28 2017 2:00 PMWere the Gorsuch Hearings As Pointless As They Seemed?Read what Slate’s Amicus podcast learned about President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
March 23 2017 3:00 PMOpposing GorsuchRead what Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse told Slate’s Amicus podcast about opposing Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
March 14 2017 8:00 PMThe Never Mind TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about SB 14 and Esquivel-Quintana v. Sessions.
March 4 2017 10:02 AMAmicus: Never MindAfter spending years challenging a draconian voter ID law in Texas, the DOJ abruptly changes course. Plus—a thorny deportation case is argued at SCOTUS.
Feb. 18 2017 10:01 AMAmicus: General StrikeHow state attorneys general are going on the offensive against the most egregious parts of the Trump agenda. Also, the Constitution’s limits on the U.S.–Mexico border.
Feb. 5 2017 9:39 AMIs a Constitutional Crisis LoomingRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about the constitutional and human costs of Trump’s Muslim ban.
Jan. 25 2017 1:57 PMCan Noncitizens Sue Government Officials for Constitutional Violations?Read what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Ziglar v. Abbasi.
Jan. 18 2017 12:51 PMHow Trump Will Reshape the Supreme CourtRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast asked one of Justice Scalia’s former law clerks about Trump’s shortlist.
Jan. 9 2017 8:00 AMThe First Amendment on CampusRead highlights from a symposium about the state of free speech on college campuses.

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