GianCarlo and Amy dive into the two big opinions this week that considered whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act forbids sexual-orientation and gender-identity discrimination and whether the Trump administration acted properly when it rescinded the DACA program. Amy then interviews Judge David Porter of the Third Circuit. And lastly, with textualism all the rage because of the Title VII decision, GC tries to stump Amy with textualism-related trivia!

 

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In this episode, GianCarlo and Amy discuss the rumored departure of Solicitor General Noel Francisco, update you on Covid-19 litigation, and explain the one opinion issued this week on the prisoner pleading three-strikes rule. GianCarlo also interviews former federal judge and Attorney General, Michael Mukasey, who settles the debate about what to call attorneys general. Finally, in honor of the anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Amy tries to stump GianCarlo with World War 2 SCOTUS trivia.

 

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In this episode, GianCarlo and Amy discuss the dueling opinions in the case denying emergency relief to churches challenging California’s Covid-19 restrictions. They also breakdown the five opinions the Court issued this week, which cover ERISA standing, foreign arbitral awards, the Puerto Rico Oversight Board, successive habeas petitions, and appellate review in the context of the Convention Against Torture. What a week! Amy also interviews former C.J. Rehnquist clerk and superstar securities lawyer, Matthew Martens, and tries to stump him with Rehnquist related trivia. Is she successful? Tune in to find out!

 

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GianCarlo and Amy examine surprising data collected by Empirical SCOTUS about telephonic oral arguments, a new Roe v. Wade documentary, and emergency petitions to the Court by churches challenging stay-at-home orders. GianCarlo interviews veteran legal journalist Stuart Taylor, Jr., and they discuss his career and the state of the modern news media. Finally, your hosts fill in for ESPN by doing Supreme Court sports trivia. It’s sportsball time!

 

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In this episode, Amy impersonates Matthew McConaughey, GianCarlo tries out a French accent, and the two of them discuss the new documentary, Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own words (available to stream online for free at the link below). They also unpack the one opinion released this week, which involves the 1998 al Qaeda bombings of the embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. Finally, Amy interviews Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and explores how his is parents’ escape from communism shaped his view of America.

 

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With oral arguments done for the term, GianCarlo and Amy discuss the arguments in some of this term’s biggest cases and review the successes of telephonic oral argument. GianCarlo interviews the legendary Judge Marty Feldman, and the two talk about the judge’s unusual path to the law, his friendship with Justice Scalia, and his time on the FISA court.

 

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It’s Elizabeth’s last day on the show, and a week of big news at the Court: telephonic oral arguments, questions from Justice Thomas, and the “flush heard ’round the world.” We also discuss this week’s opinions (one involves Bridgegate, the other a sizzling unanimous rebuke of the Ninth Circuit), and Elizabeth interviews legal power couple, Jim and Allyson Ho.

 

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Elizabeth Slattery introduces the new hosts, GianCarlo Canaparo and Amy Swearer. They recap the Court’s latest rulings (guns, Obamacare, and a Georgia copyright case), and Elizabeth chatted with former Wisconsin Solicitor General Misha Tseytlin. Stay tuned for Supreme Trivia – Elizabeth’s in the hot seat.

 

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Elizabeth Slattery & Tiffany Bates have a big announcement that you won’t want to miss! They also recap the Court’s latest rulings (non-unanimous jury verdicts, point source pollutants, and more), and Elizabeth chatted with 2nd Circuit Judge Michael Park about his affinity for NSYNC and Microsoft Outlook. Stay tuned for Supreme Trivia – Dramatic Departures edition.

 

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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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