Tom Goldstein and David Savage talk through abortion, precedent and the Supreme Court
Season 1, Ep. 10
Lyle Denniston on the current state of the court
Season 3, Ep. 14
Lyle Denniston, a 60-year veteran of the Supreme Court press corps, returns to SCOTUStalk to assess how the court’s ideological balance has shifted this term, whether Clarence Thomas will keep talking during oral arguments next term, and whether Stephen Breyer will retire. As is always the case, you can’t listen to Lyle and not learn something.
The biggest leak in Supreme Court history
Season 3, Ep. 13
In a city full of anonymous sources, the Supreme Court is famously leak-proof. But a century ago, the court had a serious leak on its hands. JudgeJohn Owens of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit joins SCOTUStalk to tell the tale of Ashton Embry, the Supreme Court clerk who was at the center of the scandal. He also shares stories from his time clerking for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, opens up about how the 9thCircuit is coping in the COVID era, and reveals his thoughts on cameras in the courtroom.
Mic flip: A catch-up and a look ahead with Amy Howe
Season 3, Ep. 12
It has been a busy month for the Supreme Court, with no slowing down in sight. SCOTUSblog’s media editor, Katie Barlow, turns the mic around on host Amy Howe to get the latest. The pair discuss the court’s recent oral arguments in Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid, a dispute pitting property rights against union organizing, and a hot-button 4th Amendment issue inCaniglia v. Strom. They also talk about the court’s major 4th Amendment decision in Torres v. Madridand preview what’s coming up, including the perfectly timed NCAA v. Alston.