SCOTUSblog co-founders discuss use of live audio in May oral arguments
Season 2, Ep. 7
When the Supreme Court building closed due to the coronavirus, some of the remaining arguments for the term were rescheduled for a special May session via telephone. For the first time, live audio of oral arguments was made available to the public. SCOTUSblog's co-founders, Tom Goldstein and Amy Howe, talk about the toilet flush heard around the world, the unusually active participation of Justice Clarence Thomas and whether the court should adopt any of the changes made for this session when it returns to the physical bench.
Courtroom access: SCOTUStalk stands in line for Supreme Court seats
Season 2, Ep. 6
Since October, SCOTUSblog has been outside the Supreme Court collecting data and stories from people who traveled to see oral arguments in person during the 2019-2020 term. On December 11, 2019, two of our staff attempted to obtain seats via the public line to watch an argument. They recorded their experience in hopes that it would aid others who want to be part of the audience in the courtroom.
Abortion and the structure of the CFPB: Marcia Coyle joins Amy Howe to discuss last week's oral arguments
Season 2, Ep. 5
This week onSCOTUStalk, Amy Howe sits down with Marcia Coyle, who covers the Supreme Court for the National Law Journal, to discuss the oral arguments in two cases heard by the court last week -- the first about a Louisiana law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals and the second involving the leadership structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
2020 Supreme Court Preview (pt 2)
Season 2, Ep. 4
On Thursday, February 20, Casetext and SCOTUSblog hosted the second webinar in a two-part series previewing the biggest decisions expected this term at the Supreme Court. Tom Goldstein and Kevin Russell covered President Donald Trump’s tax returns, religious school funding, the future of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and faithless electors in the 2020 presidential race. The webinar was co-sponsored by the American Constitution Societyand theFederalist Society.
2020 Supreme Court Preview presented by Casetext and SCOTUSblog
Season 2, Ep. 3
On January 28, Casetext and SCOTUSblog conducted the first webinar in a two-part series previewing the biggest decisions expected this term at the Supreme Court. Casetext chief operating officer and general counsel Laura Safdie moderated the panel, featuring SCOTUSblog founder and Goldstein & Russell partner Tom Goldstein and Goldstein & Russell partner Sarah Harrington. The webinar covered high-profile cases involving Title VII and LGBT discrimination, the DACA program, the Second Amendment and the future of an abortion law in Louisiana.The second part of this series will be live on Thursday, February 20, at 12 noon EST. Register now.
Are we all textualists now?: Amy Howe and Kevin Russell discuss oral arguments in LGBT employment discrimination cases
Season 2, Ep. 2
This week on SCOTUStalk, Amy Howe sits down withKevin Russell to discuss the oral arguments inthe LGBT employmentdiscrimination cases heard by the court last week.The pair talk aboutPam Karlan's opening argument in Bostock v. Clayton County, the two-minute rule, JusticeKagan's interpretation of "because of sex" andJusticeGorsuch's concern about the"massive social upheaval that would be entailed" bydeciding that sex discrimination underTitle VII covers transgender people. Kevin Russell is a partner at Goldstein & Russell and has argued 12 cases before the Supreme Court.Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., is counsel on an amicus brief in support of respondent Stephens in Harris Funeral Homes v EEOC.
SCOTUStalk joins We the People podcast to preview the new term
Season 2, Ep. 1
Last week Amy Howe and John Elwood joined Jeffrey Rosen on the National Constitution Center's podcast "We the People" to preview the Supreme Court term that began this morning. The three discuss cases involving LGBT employment discrimination, DACA, public funding for private religious schools, gun rights and abortion.
SCOTUS Spotlight: Tony Mauro on the Supreme Court beat
Season 1, Ep. 17
This week on SCOTUStalk,Amy Howe of Howe on the Court joins Tony Mauro, who recently retired after nearly four decades covering the Supreme Court. Howe asks Mauro about what he saw on the Supreme Court beat – from the justices deciding an election to contentious confirmation hearings – and what he was hoping to see – from better recruitment of minority law clerks to cameras in the court.
SCOTUS spotlight: William Jay on oral advocacy
Season 1, Ep. 16
This week on SCOTUStalk, Amy Howe ofHowe on the Court continues her series interviewing Supreme Court advocates. In this episode, William M. Jay discusses his career arguing 17 cases before the court. Jay is a partner at Goodwin and previously served for five years as an Assistant to the Solicitor General.