This week we examine the 7th Circuit's decision regarding the City of Chicago's ordinance which bans public nudity by women. It was challenged as a violation of both the First Amendment and the Equal Protection Clause.
This week, we discuss the controversial petition for certiorari filed by the Solicitor General in the Hargan v. Garza, the case of an unaccompanied minor undocumented immigrant discussed in episode 22.
This week's episode looks at a Fourth Circuit decision about the First Amendment rights of public employees and under what circumstances they can be fired for supporting the wrong person in an election.
This week's episode examines the Ninth Circuit's en banc decision about zoning ordinances dealing with gun stores. In a divided opinion, the Court upheld Alameda County's ordinance which limited where gun stores can be opened.
This week, we examine a Second Circuit case involving a defamation claim arising out of a now-retracted article published by Rolling Stone Magazine, involving an alleged gang rape in a fraternity at the University of Virginia.
This week, we examine a Sixth Circuit case dealing with the right of a criminal defendant to confront the witnesses against him, when the defendant is accused of sexual abuse of a minor, and the witness is a child testifying via closed-circuit TV.
This week we look at the Third Circuit's ruling in a challenge to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive mandate, which requires insurers to provide cost-free contraceptives. A secular non-profit and its employees challenged the application of the mandate under a variety of theories.
This week's episode covers the D.C. Circuit's recent decision on the reach of the Second Amendment and whether the District of Columbia can restrict the carrying of firearms outside the home to those with a special need.