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Strict Scrutiny is a podcast about the United States Supreme Court and the legal culture that surrounds it. Hosted by three badass constitutional law professors-- Leah Litman, Kate Shaw, and Melissa Murray-- Strict Scrutiny provides in-depth, accessible, and irreverent analysis of the Supreme Court and its cases, culture, and personalities. Each week, Leah, Kate, and Melissa break down the latest headlines and biggest legal questions facing our country, emphasizing what it all means for our ...
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How do landmark Supreme Court decisions affect our lives? What does the 2nd Amendment really say? Why does the Senate have so much power? Civics 101 is the podcast about how our democracy works…or is supposed to work, anyway.
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A show about the law and the nine Supreme Court justices who interpret it for the rest of America. Want more Amicus? Subscribe to Slate Plus to immediately unlock exclusive SCOTUS analysis and weekly extended episodes. Plus, you’ll access ad-free listening across all your favorite Slate podcasts. Subscribe today on Apple Podcasts by clicking “Try Free” at the top of our show page. Or, visit slate.com/amicusplus to get access wherever you listen.
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Slow Burn

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Clarence Thomas is one of the most powerful figures in America today. Nearly every issue of national consequence has his fingerprints all over it, from voting rights to gun rights and from abortion access to affirmative action. But nothing about his journey from rural Georgia to the Supreme Court was inevitable.In the eighth season of Slate’s Slow Burn, host Joel Anderson traces Justice Thomas’ surprising path from youthful radical to conservative icon. You’ll hear about why he came to despi ...
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Small Town Murder

James Pietragallo, Jimmie Whisman

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Two comedians look at a small town, what makes it tick, and a murder that took place there. In depth research, horrible tragedy, and the hosts' comedic spin on the whole thing. New episodes every Thursday!!
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Listen to the complete PBS NewsHour, specially formatted as a podcast. Published each night by 9 p.m., our full show includes every news segment, every interview, and every bit of analysis as our television broadcast. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our individual segments, Brooks and Capehart, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/news ...
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5-4

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5-4 is a podcast about how much the Supreme Court sucks. It's a progressive and occasionally profane take on the ideological battles at the heart of the Court's most important landmark cases; an irreverent tour of all the ways in which the law is shaped by politics. Subscribe to our access our premium episodes & much more at fivefourpod.com/support Listen each week as hosts Peter, Michael, and Rhiannon dismantle the Justices’ legal reasoning on hot-button issues like affirmative action, gun ...
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Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Brooks and Capehart, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. ...
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We’re taught the Supreme Court was designed to be above the fray of politics. But at a time when partisanship seeps into every pore of American life, are the nine justices living up to that promise? More Perfect is a guide to the current moment on the Court. We bring the highest court of the land down to earth, telling the human dramas at the Court that shape so many aspects of American life — from our religious freedom to our artistic expression, from our reproductive choices to our voice i ...
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The Supreme Court decision syllabus, read without personal commentary. See: Wheaton and Donaldson v. Peters and Grigg, 33 U.S. 591 (1834) and United States v. Detroit Timber & Lumber Co., 200 U.S. 321, 337. Photo by: Davi Kelly. Founded by RJ Dieken. Now hosted by Jake Leahy. *Note this podcast is for informational and educational purposes only. Hosted by a non-attorney.*
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Boom! Lawyered

Rewire News Group's Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy

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Every week, Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy take you on a wild ride through the latest legal battles in the fight for reproductive justice. On everything from abortion rights to trans discrimination to racial justice, Boom! Lawyered will help you get smart, stay mad, have fun, and fight back. Produced by Rewire News Group.
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The World and Everything in It is an Apple Podcasts top 100 News program delivering essential headlines, field reporting, interviews, and expert analysis. Find original coverage you can't get elsewhere, such as a weekly overview of every Supreme Court case, biblical cultural analysis, and key international stories. This podcast is a product of listener-supported WORLD Radio, which provides sound journalism grounded in God's Word.
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A podcast featuring three sitting women state Supreme Court justices discussing their experiences on their state‘s highest court. Featuring Justice Rhonda Wood of Arkansas, Former Chief Justice Bridget McCormack of Michigan, and Chief Justice Beth Walker of West Virginia.
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SCOTUS 101

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A Heritage Foundation podcast breaking down what's happening at the Supreme Court, what the justices are up to, and more. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Unedited English audio of oral arguments at the Supreme Court of Canada. Created as a public service to promote public access and awareness of the workings of Canada’s highest court. Not affiliated with or endorsed by the Court. Original archived webcasts can be found on the Court’s website at scc-csc.ca. Feedback welcome: podcast at scchearings dot ca.
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What's at stake for faith freedom for all in our world today? Join the conversation on religion and the law, including the most significant cases concerning religion and religious liberty at the U.S. Supreme Court and the continuing impact of Christian nationalism. As lawyers and people of faith, BJC Executive Director Amanda Tyler and General Counsel Holly Hollman think these topics deserve respectful conversation -- something that we don’t always hear in the public square or our social med ...
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UNBIASED

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Finally, an unbiased news source. If you miss how journalism used to be, you're in the right place. Every Tuesday and Friday, Jordan recaps current affairs and the law in an impartial, fact-based manner. As a law school graduate and licensed attorney, she uses her knowledge of the law to explain the harder-to-understand legal concepts like constitutional rights, Supreme Court opinions, etc. By the time you're done listening to each episode, you'll feel caught up, informed and empowered. And ...
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Bloomberg Law's Cases and Controversies brings you the latest from the Supreme Court. Each week we preview oral arguments at the Court or feature in-depth interviews. We explore critical legal issues with Supreme Court advocates, judges, law professors, lawyers, and legal journalists. Hosts: Kimberly Robinson and Greg Stohr.
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Audio of Supreme Court opinions. Finally. Listen to full-length readings of the most current opinions as they are issued by the Court. Or, browse through a library containing dozens of landmark opinions from the past. Either way, it’s free! A rare find for SCOTUS nerds.
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Making the Case

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

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For years, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island has been unmasking the scheme to capture and control the Supreme Court — or as he calls it, “The Court That Dark Money Built.” Now, this effort is hitting a new platform. In Making the Case, each episode uncovers a different component of the scheme. Whether you’re an avid Court watcher, or just tuning in to the ongoing crises at the Court, we hope you’ll join as we make the case.
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Ignorance of the law is no excuse! That’s true for a traffic stop, and it’s true if you want to participate in whatever’s left of American democracy. If the events since the 2016 election taught us anything, it’s that tuning out is not an option. Legal journalist Liz Dye breaks down the week’s most important courtroom stories, so you can keep on top of this crazy news cycle. Whether it’s Texas giving two middle fingers to the Supreme Court, or Donald Trump in all the courts at once, we’ve go ...
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Mediate This!

Matthew Brickman, Sydney Mitchell

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Through the art of storytelling, education and life experience, Matthew Brickman, President of iMediate Inc. and a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator along with his co-host Sydney Mitchell discuss mediation as well as conflict resolution & negotiations skills. Gain the knowledge necessary to negotiate your own agreement that will provide you hope and peace in your own divorce or paternity case. Questions for the show? Email: MBrickman@iChatMediation.com
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This podcast teaches listeners how to examine issues to find the truth. We will examine every thorny political issue by teaching listeners how to find and analyze data, find primary information sources, and synthesize information to identify actual causes or effects of any issues. Topics will include climate change, gun violence, January 6 riots, Trump-Russia collusion, Supreme Court decisions and more.
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WPR Reports

Wisconsin Public Radio

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"WPR Reports" features in-depth investigations from Wisconsin Public Radio. The current project is an audio documentary, "How We Got Here: Abortion in Wisconsin Since 1849," which examines Wisconsin's abortion ban, how it came to be and how Wisconsinites have lived with and without it since.
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MCELRATH v. GEORGIA Damian McElrath was charged with malice murder, felony murder, and aggravated assault -- all related to the death of his mother. A jury returned a split verdict. For the malice-murder charge, finding him “not guilty by reason of insanity” and “guilty but mentally ill” to the other counts. The Georgia Supreme Court stated that be…
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The Supreme Court heard arguments in a major environmental case over a rule that requires states to stop their air pollution from drifting over to neighboring states. Three states, led by Ohio, are claiming the rule is too costly and they're asking the court to block the so-called "good neighbor" policy. William Brangham discussed the case with Cor…
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(PUBLICATION BAN IN CASE) The appellant, a police officer, was temporarily off work because of medical problems. During a meeting with a physician-arbitrator who was to determine whether his disability was permanent, the appellant misrepresented his work activities with his former spouse’s travel agencies. The physician-arbitrator found that his di…
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Supreme Court justices have a number of things to sort out before deciding whether to take up or reject the question of whether Donald Trump can be prosecuted for election interference. Should the justices give Trump another crack at the DC Circuit on his immunity claim? And how should they decide special counsel Jack Smith’s request to treat Trump…
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The Supreme Court heard arguments in a landmark election case looking at whether Donald Trump's actions on Jan. 6 should disqualify him from appearing on Colorado's ballot. The justices scrutinized an obscure provision in the 14th Amendment at the center of this case. Amna Nawaz discussed the hearing with William Brangham and Supreme Court analyst …
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Dahlia Lithwick is drinking from the firehose of legal news again and this week is joined by election law professor Rick Hasen to figure out why we’re all still hanging on for the Supreme Court to make a call in former President Donald J Trump’s sweeping claim to immunity from prosecution over the events of January 6th, how Americans could actually…
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This week, in Wellington, Florida, a happy, successful woman is met at her front door by a clown, with flowers, and balloons. The clown also had a gun, and uses it to murder this woman, in front of her family, before the clown slips off into the world. Despite a mountain of circumstantial evidence, and a very suspicious sounding husband, this case …
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Friday on the NewsHour, on the second anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, we speak to a top State Department official and a Ukrainian soldier about the state of the war. The boyfriend of a dual Russian-American citizen speaks out after she was arrested in Russia. Plus, with Nikki Haley struggling to close the gap with Donald Trump, a look …
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The Biden administration unveiled a new set of sanctions against Russia to punish it further for the full-scale invasion of Ukraine that it started two years ago. The sanctions are also meant to target Russia for the death of anti-corruption activist and politician Alexei Navalny. Geoff Bennett spoke with U.S. Undersecretary for Political Affairs V…
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In our news wrap Friday, Sen. Chuck Schumer made a surprise visit to Ukraine to reaffirm support for its war effort, Palestinian leaders are rejecting Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's proposed post-war plan for Gaza, Secretary of State Blinken condemned the expansion of Israeli settlements within Palestinian territories and a jury found the NRA m…
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Ukraine finds itself in a bloody stalemate on the frozen plains of the country's east and south, now two years into Russia's full scale invasion. With forces taking immense losses throughout the war, many are answering calls to protect their nation, and joining up. Nick Schifrin and filmmaker Amanda Bailly in Kyiv introduce us to one of them. A war…
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A Russian-American dual citizen who's been living and working in Los Angeles has been detained in Russia accused of treason and fundraising for Ukraine. Ksenia Karelina was in Russia visiting her family when she was arrested. Her boyfriend, Chris Van Heerden, is pleading for help and joined Geoff Bennett to discuss the latest. PBS NewsHour is suppo…
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A new investigation looks at the disturbing world of so-called "kidfluencers" and the moms who run their accounts. One in three preteens say being an influencer is a career goal, but the reality poses serious risks to underage girls. Stephanie Sy discussed those concerns with New York Times reporter Michael Keller. PBS NewsHour is supported by - ht…
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South Carolinians head to the polls Saturday in the state's Republican primary race. South Carolina is often seen as a bellwether with its first-in-the-South contest, and Nikki Haley has spent more money and time on the ground in her home state than former President Trump. But as Lisa Desjardins reports, it's Trump that maintains a strong hold on t…
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Next week, Michigan primary voters may send a warning signal to President Biden. From the economy to abortion rights to the war in Gaza, the issues animating Democratic voters continue to shift in the lead up to the 2024 election. White House Correspondent Laura Barrón-López reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about…
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New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics as Ukraine marks two years of war with Russia, American support for aid to the country is wavering on partisan battle lines and Biden's potential moves on immigration policy. PBS NewsHour is supported by - htt…
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The Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday in fights over laws in Florida and Texas that seek to stop social media platforms from censoring conservative speech online. At issue are provisions that require platforms to keep up certain kinds of content and inform users when posts are removed. The justices are being asked to decide if those requirem…
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The next major Supreme Court fight over nationwide abortion access since the overturn of Roe v. Wade is coming up. Oral arguments in FDA v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine, regarding mifepristone access, one of two drugs used in medication abortion, is set for March 26, and the justices could potentially set access back decades. In this flashback…
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Ginger Gentile is best known for directing "Erasing Family", which exposes the trauma children suffer when a loving parent is erased from their lives after divorce, a problem facing 22 million families in the US alone. The film was made after a nearly half a million crowdfunding campaign and is currently streaming. Ginger has also been a guest on R…
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1. DEEP DIVE: Alabama Supreme Court Says Embryos Are Children for Purposes of Wrongful Death (1:27) 2. QUICK HITTERS: New NYC Pilot Program Offers Pre-Paid Debit Cards to Migrants (15:13); Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Killer's Double Jeopardy Defense (17:17); Supreme Court Declines High School Admissions Policy Case (19:14); Delta Offers Flight …
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Liz talks to reporter Brandi Buchman about the prosecutions of the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers for seditious conspiracy and how those prosecutions paved the way for Trump’s election interference case. Links: In Re: Lindell Management LLC Litigation [Docket via Court Listener] https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/67410449/in-re-lindell-managemen…
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On Culture Friday, the Alabama Supreme Court rules embryos are children; the faith-based film Ordinary Angels tells the true story of an unlikely hero; and Listener Feedback for February. Plus, the Friday morning news Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from the National Embryo Donation Center. S…
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"Americans who do not hide their adherence to traditional religious beliefs about homosexual conduct will be 'labeled as bigots and treated as such' by the government," wrote Justice Alito, in his statement explaining why he concurred in the denial of certiorari in Missouri Dept. of Corrections v. Finney (February 20, 2024). He made no comment abou…
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Thursday on the NewsHour, continued Israeli airstrikes flatten parts of Rafah as negotiators make progress for a cease-fire in Gaza. The fight over spending on Capitol Hill intensifies, pushing the country ever closer to a government shutdown. Plus, the state of the war in Ukraine nearly two years into Russia's invasion. PBS NewsHour is supported b…
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As the deadly bombing of Gaza continues, there is some progress towards a resumption of talks to release hostages held by Hamas and a cease-fire. Israel's Army Radio said the country's war cabinet approved sending emissaries to truce talks in Paris. But that slow progress toward a deal did nothing to stop the bombing and killing in Gaza. Geoff Benn…
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In our news wrap Thursday, the mother of Alexei Navalny says Russian authorities won't hand over his remains unless she agrees to a secret burial, a federal judge in California blocked a state law that targets guns designated as abnormally dangerous and a Texas judge ruled that a high school acted legally when it suspended a Black student over his …
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Even as Congress is out of town, bipartisan negotiators may reach a spending deal in the next few days. But that may not be soon enough to avert a partial government shutdown. This has been a familiar plotline in recent years, but as Capitol Hill correspondent Lisa Desjardins explains, this spending showdown has some unique features to it. PBS News…
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Saturday marks two years since Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine. With the conflict at a frozen and brutal stalemate, Nick Schifrin discussed where the war is, where it could go and U.S. policy toward Ukraine with Michael Kofman, John Mearsheimer and Rebeccah Heinrichs. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders…
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There are new details about an Oklahoma teenager who died the day after a physical altercation in a school restroom. Nex Benedict, who was nonbinary, attended high school in Owasso, a suburb of Tulsa. Nex's death is raising concerns in LGBTQ+ communities and igniting fear in some families and students. Amna Nawaz discussed that with our communities…
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We've long known about racial and ethnic bias in health care, but now we're getting some first-hand knowledge of how pervasive it is through interviews with health care workers in the largest study of its kind. William Brangham breaks down the study's findings with one of its co-authors Dr. Laurie Zepheryn. It's part of our ongoing coverage of Race…
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Giants in their fields of music and science are merging their knowledge to propel advancements in body and mind. A recent international gathering of researchers, therapists and artists took stock of what is known and what is yet to be discovered. Jeffrey Brown reports for our ongoing arts and health coverage on CANVAS. PBS NewsHour is supported by …
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It's the first U.S.-built spacecraft to land on the moon in more than 50 years, and the first ever by a private company. The Odysseus lander took off from Cape Canaveral last week and made it to the lunar surface on Thursday. The Houston-based company Intuitive Machines created the spacecraft and the trip is key to NASA's goal of returning to the m…
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In this Rehearings episode, we replay our interview with the Judge Paul Kelly, Jr.. Rehearings airs our favorite old interviews on weeks when things are otherwise quiet at the Supreme Court. Follow us on Twitter @scotus101 and @tzsmith. And please send questions, comments, or ideas for future episodes to scotus101@heritage.org. Don't forget to leav…
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Presidents have made broad appeals to our country without dividing along religious belief throughout American history. Amanda Tyler and Holly Hollman look at presidential leadership and talk about how our country’s founding documents set up our system of government that does not create a “Christian nation” in any sort of legal sense – rather, it en…
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Welcome to the new ‘wild, wild west’ of Supreme Court false fact-finding! (WANTED: A Supreme Court that doesn’t abuse the fact-finding process to reach the results it wants.) In this episode of Making the Case, Senator Whitehouse is joined by Professor Allison Orr Larsen, an expert on judicial fact-finding at the William and Mary Law School. Some o…
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AI-generated deepfake videos and audio requires discernment in an election year; Russia bans religious freedom in territories taken from Ukraine; and a fatal carjacking in New Orleans. Plus, a horse on the highway, Cal Thomas on Jewish American loyalty to the Democratic party, and the Thursday morning news Support The World and Everything in It tod…
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Great Lakes v. Raiders Great Lakes Insurance (organized in Germany and HQ in UK) entered into a maritime insurance contract with Raiders Retreat Realty Company (HQ in PA). The contract included a provision to apply New York law. A Raiders vessel had an incident in Florida, Raiders then filed a claim. Great Lakes filed for declaratory judgment in a …
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This week, in Valley City, North Dakota, the suspects are seemingly endless, when a young woman is found, horribly murdered, with a knife broken off in her neck. Could it be her boyfriend? Her ex? The town weirdo? The town hermit, who lives in a camper? Maybe a strange neighbor, who couldn't wait to touch the body? A very surprising conclusion is m…
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