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A Preview of a Union-Busting Case, and RBG’s Greatest Hits Tour

Details on the case that could gut public sector unions, and Justice Ginsburg speaks to #MeToo and due process.

Feb. 3 2018 10:00 AMImmigration: Whose Call Is It Anyway?As the courts grapple with radical shifts in immigration policy, a look at the cases underlying the conversation about the rights of refugees, immigrants, Dreamers, and visitors.
Jan. 6 2018 10:00 AMThe Right Not to VoteSCOTUS will weigh whether Ohio had the right to purge more than a million voters who sat out elections.
Dec. 13 2017 10:14 AMOn the Supreme Court’s Delicious Cake CaseAn Amicus podcast transcript.
Nov. 28 2017 7:00 PMWhat the Lawyer Who Led the Effort to Flood the Airports During Travel Ban 1.0 Is Doing NowAn Amicus podcast transcript.
Nov. 11 2017 10:00 AMGuns in America and the Travel Ban That Went UnnoticedA close look at the Second Amendment.
Oct. 28 2017 8:00 AMThe 25th Amendment, What’s That?Rep. Jamie Raskin’s proposal to examine the president’s physical and mental aptitude.
Oct. 19 2017 1:41 PMA “Momentous” Supreme Court Term?Read what the ACLU’s national legal director told Slate’s Amicus podcast about the high court’s fall term.
Sept. 30 2017 10:00 AMThe Supreme Court Term RBG Is Calling “Momentous”The ACLU’s national legal director, David Cole, on the start of the high court’s next term.
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.
Jan. 20 2018 10:00 AM“The Gross Spectacle of a Divided Defense”The case of the capital defendant who insisted “I’m innocent” while his lawyer told everyone “he did it” reaches the Supreme Court.
Dec. 23 2017 10:00 AM#MeToo in the CourtsWhat’s next, and what’s needed, in the wake of sexual harassment claims concerning the judiciary?
Dec. 9 2017 10:00 AMProbing the Mueller Probe, and Inside the Chamber for Masterpiece CakeshopThe (legal) highs and lows of the Russia investigation, and oral arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.
Nov. 25 2017 10:00 AMWhy the Cake Shop Case Is So DeliciousThe main ingredient in this session’s most high-profile case is free speech, not religious liberty.
Nov. 8 2017 7:00 AMIf Trump Is UnfitRead what Rep. Jamie Raskin told Slate’s Amicus podcast about his proposal to examine the president’s physical and mental aptitude.
Oct. 21 2017 10:00 AMHow Donald Trump Is Filling the Numerous Vacancies on the Federal BenchRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast asked Kristen Clarke of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
Oct. 14 2017 10:00 AMThe Single Most Unremarked Win of the Trump EraKristen Clarke of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law on the federal judiciary.
Sept. 16 2017 10:00 AMGerrymandering Goes Back to CourtAs is so often the case, all eyes are on Justice Anthony Kennedy.
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.

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