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A weekly discussion of the U.S. Supreme Court’s most recent opinions, oral arguments and grants of certiorari.

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Analysis of Gay Marriage Oral Arguments (05/02/2015)

On this episode, we review the oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges (one of four cases consolidated for review on the Gay Marriage question).

Media Review - Gay Marriage Oral Arguments (05/02/2015)

On this episode, Mahsa Saeidi looks at how the media reacted to and reported on the oral arguments in the gay marriage cases.

Gay Marriage - Unabridged Oral Arguments (05/01/2015)

On this episode we present the unabridged oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges (and the consolidated cases), concerning the constitutionality of states refusing to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples. The oral arguments were divided to consider two separate questions. The Court reserved 90 minutes of oral arguments to consider whether the Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex. The Court then reserved one hour of oral arguments to consider whether the Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage was lawfully licensed and performed out-of-state.

Oral Argument - The Constitutionality of Oklahoma's Lethal-Injection Protocol (04/30/2015)

On this episode, we review the oral arguments in Glossip v. Gross, wherein the Court considered the constitutionality of Oklahoma's lethal-injection drug delivery protocol.

Decision - Use of Drug Detention Dogs After a Traffic Stop (04/25/2015)

May police officers after completing a traffic stop ask a motorist to wait for the arrival of a drug sniffing dog or is the lengthening of a car stop for this purpose a violation of the Fourth Amendment?