This week's episode is a real SCOTUS ghost story for Nazim, as the podcast covers National Pork Producers Council v. Ross, which asks whether a California law which affects pork farms in other States violates the Dormant Commerce Clause. Law starts at (03:13), but this is a generally silly episode from start to finish.
Brett and Nazim continue a series of shorter episodes regarding fundamental legal topics. This episode covers the criminal justice system, including how it works and why you should try to avoid it.
Brett and Nazim continue a series of shorter episodes on fundamental legal topics. This episode covers the civil justice system, including how and why it takes so long, and how and why to avoid it.
In honor of the prosciutto playboy's birthday, Brett and Nazim cover the two big voting rights cases before the Supreme Court this term. The first is Merrill v. Milligan, which covers Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act as it applies to Alabama's district map, and Moore v. Harper, which covers the Independent State Legislature Theory as it applies to North Carolina's district map. Law starts at (03:05).
The age old battle over discrimination in public accommodations is back in this week's episode, as Brett and Nazim cover the case of 303 Creative, Inc. v. Elenis, which asks whether the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act violates a business' First Amendment rights when it requires a web-site designer to provide services for same sex weddings. Law starts at (3:02).
Brett and Nazim continue their series of shorter episodes with a companion episode to the Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard / North Carolina case on Equal Protection. This episode reviews how it applies, the three applicable standards and the two elements of the test. It also discusses Third Eye Blind and the Philadelphia Phillies playoff chances.
This week's coming at you extra neutral this week, as Brett and Nazim try to take a neutral approach to two big Supreme Court issues and also say the word "neutral" about a hundred times. In particular, this week's episode covers the Supreme Court's review of the 11th Circuit's decision regarding Donald Trump's confidential documents, and the upcoming case of Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard / North Carolina. The law starts from the beginning.
Brett and Nazim start a series of shorter episodes regarding fundamental legal topics. This episode covers Congress, including who can serve, what they do, and how they compare to other International legislative bodies.
Brett and Nazim start a series of shorter episodes regarding fundamental legal topics. This episode covers the Executive Branch, including what it includes, the extent of its power, and how the Supreme Court has shaped its authority over the past few years.
Brett and Nazim start a series of shorter episodes regarding fundamental legal topics. This episode covers the Judicial Branch, including what cases they can hear, how they are organized, and how appellate procedure works.