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Episode 27 - State v. Garcia Zarate

12/9/2017
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This week, we examine the jury's decision in the case involving the murder of Kate Steinle, which rocketed "sanctuary cities" to national attention.

Duration: 00:07:00


Episode 26 - Signature Management Team v. Doe

12/1/2017
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This week, we discuss the Sixth Circuit's decision about unmasking an anonymous blogger who was found liable for copyright infringement.

Duration: 00:11:54


Episode 25 - Tagami v. City of Chicago

11/18/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:14:20


Episode 24 - Hargan v. Garza

11/10/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:10:55


Episode 23 - Lair v. Motl

11/4/2017
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This week, we examine the Ninth Circuit's decision upholding Montana's campaign contribution limits in the wake of Citizens United v. FEC and McCutcheson v. FEC.

Duration: 00:11:06


Episode 22 - Garza v. Hargan

10/28/2017
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This week we look at the D.C. Circuit's recent en banc decision about the right of an undocumented teen immigrant to receive an abortion while being held in government custody.

Duration: 00:08:36


Episode 21 - Borzilleri v. Mosby

10/20/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:06:19


Episode 20 - Teixeira v. County of Alameda

10/13/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:09:53


Episode 19 - Luce v. Town of Campbell

10/6/2017
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This week, we examine a ban on signs on freeway overpasses and bad behavior by a town's police chief.

Duration: 00:04:53


Episode 18 - Elias v. Rolling Stone

9/30/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:10:52


Episode 17 - United States v. Cox

9/22/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:06:21


Episode 16 - US v Faagai

9/15/2017
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This week, we discuss probable cause, shopping at Costco, coded phrases for drugs, and a snarky dissent by Judge Alex Kozinski in the Ninth Circuit.

Duration: 00:06:59


Episode 15 - Doe v. Hagenbeck

9/8/2017
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This week we look at the case of a cadet at West Point who was raped and who attempted to sue the Generals acting as Superintendent and Commandant of Cadets, decided by the Second Circuit.

Duration: 00:06:26


Episode 14 - Kennedy v. Bremerton School District

9/1/2017
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This week, we discuss Kennedy v. Bremerton School District, a Ninth Circuit case about a school district employee who engaged in public prayer following a high school football game.

Duration: 00:10:09


Episode 13 - Phelps-Roper v. Ricketts

8/25/2017
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This week we look at the Eighth Circuit's review of the Nebraska Funeral Picketing Law which was challenged by the Westboro Baptist Church.

Duration: 00:08:54


Episode 12 - Real Advantages v. HHS

8/19/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:12:19


Episode 11 - United States v. Slatten

8/11/2017
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This week's episode looks at the D.C. Circuit's opinion regarding government contractors accused of killing or wounding over 30 Iraqi civilians in 2007.

Duration: 00:21:31


Episode 10 - Wrenn v. DC

8/4/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:08:12


Episode 9 - US v. Allen

7/28/2017
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This week's episode examines the 2nd Circuit's decision about whether the Fifth Amendment applies to testimony compelled by a foreign government.

Duration: 00:06:05


Episode 8 - Lund v Rowan County

7/22/2017
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This week, we look at the Fourth Circuit's en banc decision striking down Rowan County, North Carolina's practice of opening county meetings with Commissioner-led, sectarian prayer.

Duration: 00:26:58

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