18 episodes

A podcast about the Supreme Court and the legal culture that surrounds it. Hosted by Leah Litman, Melissa Murray, Jaime Santos, and Kate Shaw. Produced by Melody Rowell.

Strict Scrutiny Leah Litman Melissa Murray Jaime Santos Kate Shaw

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A podcast about the Supreme Court and the legal culture that surrounds it. Hosted by Leah Litman, Melissa Murray, Jaime Santos, and Kate Shaw. Produced by Melody Rowell.

    Standing Cheese

    Standing Cheese

    In the very first live show, Strict Scrutiny goes blue at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor! The full crew recaps two arguments from the January sitting (Kelly v. United States and Thole v. US Bank) and notes some uncomfortable interactions inside and outside of One First Street. They also discuss upcoming student conventions for the American Constitution Society and People’s Parity Project after Leah and Melissa explain to Kate and Jaime what GTL means. Thanks to our hosts, the ACS student chapter at the University of Michigan!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Criminally Petty

    Criminally Petty

    Kate and Melissa preview the January sitting, including Bridge-gate, some fashion-y trademark cases, and whether they count as “older workers” for purposes of the ADEA. Plus, RBG and Sotomayor sightings in the wild.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    BONUS: Kate Shaw on Why is This Happening? with Chris Hayes

    BONUS: Kate Shaw on Why is This Happening? with Chris Hayes

    It's a mash-up! Kate Shaw joins Why Is This Happening? with Chris Hayes to talk all things impeachment.

    • 50 min
    Not Afraid of Garland

    Not Afraid of Garland

    Melissa and Jaime deck the halls with argument recaps, cert grants, and opinions-- plus some speculation about upcoming wardrobe choices for Chief Justice Roberts.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Here Come the Generals

    Here Come the Generals

    Jaime, Kate, and Melissa break down the DACA argument and speak with Luis Cortes, who worked on the DACA case and is a DACA recipient himself. They also talk about their favorite Thanksgiving sides and desserts.

    • 1 hr
    Moot and Rally

    Moot and Rally

    Leah and Kate discuss a case that isn’t even a real case involving a real law, as well as the very real and very important Affordable Care Act case on the Court’s December calendar. They also recap some Federalist Society Gala happenings and developments in the cases involving subpoenas for the President’s financial records.

    • 1 hr 13 min

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