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November 9, 2020  

Election Litigation and the Supreme Court

While waiting to learn the outcome of the current election, our team looks back at Bush v. Gore and the decision making of the Supreme Court in the aftermath of the presidential election in the year 2000. Is a presidential candidate meaningfully harmed by being denied a recount? Do states rights over-ride federal interests? Should the Supreme Court grant certiorari to cases with flawed arguments? Also, our free sticker offer is still active!

The article discussed was: David A. Strauss, Bush v. Gore: What were they thinking? 68 U. Chicago L. Rev. 737 (2001).

Host: Seth Trott

Panel: Tony Fernando, Jo Ann Fernando

Audio: Mohammed Saleem

Producer: Tony Fernando 

October 26, 2020  

The Voting Rights Act after Shelby v. Holder

Just in time for the election, Schenley leads the panel in a discussion of Shelby v. Holder and the status of the Voting Rights Act. How pervasive should federal oversight of voting be? Also, instructions on how our listeners can get a free Law Review Squared sticker!

The article discussed was: Ellen D. Katz, Section 2 after Section 5: Voting Rights and the Race to the Bottom,
59 WM. & MARY L. REV. 1961 (2018).

Host: Schenley Kent

Panel: Tony Fernando, Seth Trott

Audio: Mohammed Saleem

Producer: Tony Fernando

October 12, 2020  

Tinkering with the Schoolhouse Gates

The panel discusses Tinker v. Des Moines, a foundational case regarding free speech for students, and subsequent developments. Is the current standard for free speech still applicable in an era of social media and online interactions?

The article discussed is: Stephen Wermiel, Tinkering with Circuit Conflicts Beyond the Schoolhouse Gate, 22 J. Const. L. 1135 (2020).

Host: Tony Fernando

Panel: Mohammed Saleem, Nailah, Graves-Manns, Schenley Kent, Seth Trott, Jo Ann Fernando 

Audio Postprocessing: Mohammed Saleem

Producer: Tony Fernando

October 4, 2020  

Privacy Expectations Without Houses

Tony and Nailah discuss expectations of privacy in homeless encampments and surrounding issues. The article discussed was:

Carrie Leonetti, THE WILD, WILD WEST: THE RIGHT OF THE UNHOUSED TO PRIVACY IN THEIR ENCAMPMENTS, 56 Am. Crim. L. Rev. 399 (2019).

Host: Tony Fernando

Panel: Nailah Graves-Manns

Audio: Mohammed Saleem

Producer: Tony Fernando

October 4, 2020  

Alcoholism, Addiction, and the Legal Profession

Schenley and Tony discuss alcoholism, addiction, and the legal profession. The article discussed was:

Alexander O. Rovzar, Putting the Plug in the Jug: The Malady of Alcoholism and Substance Addiction in the Legal Profession and a Proposal for Reform. 10 U. Mass. L. Rev. 426. (2019)

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Host: Schenley Kent

Panel: Tony Fernando

Audio: Mohammed Saleem

Producer: Tony Fernando

October 4, 2020  

Facemasks and the Constitution

The panel discusses when and if requiring facemasks could infringe on constitutional rights. The article discussed is:

Polly J. Price and Patrick C. Diaz, Face-Covering Requirements and the Constitution, American Constitution Society Expert Forum (June 3, 2020). 

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Host: Courtney Buechler

Panel: Tony Fernando, Schenley Kent, Nailah Graves-Manns, Aranda Stathers, Mohammed Saleem

Audio: Mohammed Saleem

Producer: Tony Fernando

 

October 4, 2020  

The 1500 hour rule

In our first episode, the panel discusses airline pilot training and certification requirements in the wake of the Airline Safety and Pilot Training Improvement Act of 2009. The article being discussed is:

Andrea Traut, The 1500-Hour Rule: When Does Quantity Outweigh Quality? 84 J. Air Law & Com. 267 (2019)

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Host: Tony Fernando

Panel: Courtney Buechler, Schenley Kent, Nailah Graves-Manns

Audio: Mohammed Saleem

Producer: Tony Fernando

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