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Readings of the Supreme Court slip opinion syllabi. With no personal commentary. Decisions of the Supreme Court in mostly non legal language. occasionally reading the full decision for bigger cases.

Readings of the Supreme Court slip opinion syllabi. With no personal commentary. Decisions of the Supreme Court in mostly non legal language. occasionally reading the full decision for bigger cases.
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Readings of the Supreme Court slip opinion syllabi. With no personal commentary. Decisions of the Supreme Court in mostly non legal language. occasionally reading the full decision for bigger cases.

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English


Episodes

Trinity Lutheran v Comer Missouri (2016 opinion)

8/18/2018
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Opinion from 2016, just to keep the feed active Court holds Missouri can not deny a grant to a church based on the fact it is a church. (RJ likes this one because his beloved mother was a teacher at a lutheran pre-school for most of her life).

Duration:00:09:30

NC v Covington (gerrymandering)

7/14/2018
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Court upholds part of a gerrmandering solution.

Duration:00:20:41

Sexton v Beaudreaux

6/29/2018
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Strickland claim review.

Duration:00:14:18

Sause v Bauer

6/28/2018
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Court addresses a pro se 1st and 4th amendment concern (Lady told to stop praying).

Duration:00:06:53

Janus v AFSCME (1a Unions)

6/27/2018
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Court rules union agency fees are a a violation of 1st amendment.

Duration:00:15:04

Trump v Hawaii

6/26/2018
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Court upholds modified travel ban.

Duration:00:15:18

Ohio v Amex (anti trust)

6/25/2018
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Amex’s anti steering provisions do not violate section one of the Sherman anti trust act.

Duration:00:09:10

Abbott v Perez (gerrymandering)

6/25/2018
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Court upholds several districts, and does not uphold one

Duration:00:14:11

Ortiz v US (Military Justice)

6/23/2018
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Challenges to military justice system.

Duration:00:13:21

Currier v VA (vol. severance - criminal)

6/23/2018
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Court rules voluntary severance of charges, does not create a double jeopardy issue in this specific instance).

Duration:00:07:35

Carpenter v US (4a Cell location data)

6/22/2018
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Court rules requests for cellphone location data are 4th amendment searches.

Duration:00:10:19

WesternGeco v Ion Geophysical (Patent)

6/22/2018
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Extraterritoriality of patent infringement.

Duration:00:06:16

SD v Wayfair (internet purchase taxing)

6/21/2018
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Court reverses quill and allows states to collect taxes on internet sales.

Duration:00:12:59

Wisc Central railroad v US (Retirement taxing)

6/21/2018
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Court says government can’t tax stock options for railroad workers.

Duration:00:06:12

Lucia v SEC (appointments violation)

6/21/2018
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SEC ALJs must be constitutionally appointed

Duration:00:09:15

Pereira v Sessions (notice to appear)

6/21/2018
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Court holds notice to appear has to have a time and date in order to actually be a notice to appear.

Duration:00:10:53

Lozeman v Riviera beach (1st - retaliation)

6/18/2018
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First amendment retaliation, under narrow circumstances in this case.

Duration:00:08:40

Gill v Whitford (Gerrymandering)

6/18/2018
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Court upholds an obvious statewide political gerrymander, for plaintiffs failure to show that they were actually harmed.

Duration:00:11:02

Rosales-Mireles v US (Guidelines Errors)

6/18/2018
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Vacate of sentence based on incorectly calculated guidelines range

Duration:00:10:25

Chavez Menza v US (sentence reductions)

6/18/2018
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Court determines a limited explanation of a “disproportionate” sentence reduction (vs the guidelines reduction) is appropriate.

Duration:00:06:43