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Amicus: General Strike

How 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. 15 2017 1:57 PMCan Noncitizens Sue Government Officials for Constitutional Violations?Read what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Ziglar v. Abbasi.
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. 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.
Dec. 27 2016 1:56 PMAmicus: Corruption in the White HouseThe founders were so adamant about preventing the kind of presidency we’re about to witness. Plus, reflecting on the climate for free speech on college campuses.
Dec. 10 2016 9:58 AMAmicus: Where We Draw the LineThe Supreme Court takes up the thorny issue of racial gerrymandering. Also, a revolt is underway in the Electoral College.
Nov. 17 2016 3:41 PMDonald Trump Is a Real Threat to Our ConstitutionJust how afraid should we be? Slate’s Amicus discusses.
Nov. 4 2016 2:21 PMShould We Really Be Worried About a Rigged Election?Slate’s Amicus podcast discusses voter fraud, Trump, and more.
Oct. 21 2016 2:07 PMWhat Happens When You Have a Racist Juror in the Courthouse?Slate’s Amicus podcast discusses a landmark case about jury bias.
Oct. 6 2016 12:39 PMWhat Can We Expect From the Supreme Court in 2016?Slate’s Amicus podcast discusses Supreme Court predictions, stop-and-frisk, and more.
Sept. 22 2016 11:28 AMExplaining the Millennial Circus Surrounding Ruth Bader GinsburgSlate’s Amicus podcast talks to Irin Carmon, co-author of the biography, Notorious RBG.
July 18 2016 11:54 AMWhat It’s Like to Win a Landmark Abortion Rights Case at the Supreme CourtWhole Woman’s Health founder Amy Hagstrom Miller talks about the stigma surrounding unplanned pregnancy and abortion after Hellerstedt.
July 5 2016 9:22 AMAmicus: That’s a WrapThe Supreme Court caps off a term filled with surprises by handing down a hugely consequential defense of abortion rights.
June 25 2016 7:55 AMAmicus: Goodbye, General!On his last day in office, U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli talks about what it’s been like to argue some of the government’s biggest cases at the high court. Also—affirmative action, saved.
June 11 2016 8:04 AMAmicus: What Would Brandeis Do?One hundred years have passed since Louis Brandeis joined the Supreme Court, but his legal writing remains as relevant as ever.
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.
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.
Jan. 7 2017 10:00 AMAmicus: And Then There Were EightTrump winnows his shortlist for the Supreme Court’s empty seat. And we preview a big special education case that will be argued next week.
Dec. 19 2016 5:25 PMThe “Where We Draw the Line” Amicus TranscriptWhen redrawing legislative maps, how race conscious is too race conscious?
Nov. 30 2016 7:48 PMAmicus: The Specter of KorematsuA timely look back at the infamous Supreme Court case that upheld the internment of Japanese Americans.
Nov. 12 2016 10:02 AMAmicus: Trump’s ConstitutionIf we take the president-elect at his word, how afraid should we be?
Oct. 29 2016 10:03 AMAmicus: Intimidation NationLawyers challenging punitive voting restrictions in Ohio are making an eleventh hour appeal to the Supreme Court.
Oct. 14 2016 4:36 PMAnd Now a Word From the White HouseMerrick Garland has been waiting seven months for a Senate hearing, but the president’s advisers say Obama has no regrets about the nomination.
Oct. 1 2016 10:01 AMAmicus: 2016 Term PreviewReflections on the thin gruel of a docket crafted in large part to avoid 4–4 ties. Plus, a conversation with the latest judge to be personally insulted by Donald Trump.
Sept. 19 2016 10:48 AMAmicus: Notorious RBGHow the diminutive Supreme Court justice came to be depicted on the biceps of fans nationwide.
July 8 2016 12:07 PMThe Supreme Court’s Surprising, Tumultuous TermRead what Slate’s court watchers had to say about this session’s decisions on abortion, immigration, affirmative action, and more.
June 28 2016 3:53 PMFarewell to the GeneralAmicus bids adieu to Solicitor General Don Verrilli in one last interview.
June 16 2016 3:53 PMWhat Would Brandeis Do?Amicus turns to a ghost of Supreme Court past for advice.
June 8 2016 10:03 AMIs the Current Supreme Court a Bird With a Broken Wing?Yes—but maybe its handicap makes it stronger. 

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