Archive for the ‘Episode!’ Category

The Annual Thanksgiving Mailbag Episode

Posted: November 23, 2022 by Nazim in Episode!

Happy Thanksgiving, folks.  This year’s mailbag covers topics such as a Supreme Court code of ethics, the leaked Dobbs opinion, strict scrutiny on religious laws, and senate confirmation hearings, BUT ALSO covers a professional wrestling match called WARGAMES, football, and whether cheesecake is a pie.  It’s all very on-brand and there’s no time stamp because its Thanksgiving.  The podcast will return next Sunday (12/4).

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How Many Judges Does It Take to Define a Wetland?

Posted: November 20, 2022 by Nazim in Episode!

If you love that age-old classic, you’re going to love this week’s episode covering Sackett v. EPA, which asks the Court to revisit the EPA’s definition of “a wetland”, after they were unable to come to a consensus sixteen years ago.  Brett and Nazim also discuss our upcoming Thanksgiving mailbag episode and the chances of Nazim eating himself to death next week.  The answer will not surprise you.  Law starts at a robust (10:15).

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Room Temperature News from Room Temperature Dudes

Posted: November 13, 2022 by Nazim in Episode!

Brett and Nazim are bringing up the caboose on last week’s news, covering Affirmative Action oral argument highlights, Lindsey Graham looking to avoid a subpoena, and Trump asking the Supreme Court to help protect his tax returns.  Everything old is new again.  Law starts at (04:55).

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War(hol) Profiteers

Posted: November 6, 2022 by Nazim in Episode!

This week’s episode serves as the spiritual successor to Thursday’s episode on intellectual property, as Brett and Nazim discuss Andy Warhol Foundation for the Arts v. Goldsmith, which asks whether Warhol’s depictions of a photograph are protected by the doctrine of fair use from the photographer and copyright holder of the original picture.  The law starts from the beginning.

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The Citizen’s Guide to Intellectual Property

Posted: November 3, 2022 by Nazim in Episode!

Brett and Nazim continue a series of shorter episodes on fundamental legal topics.  This episode covers intellectual property, including what is protected, how it is protected, and why we sometimes let that protection lapse in the interests of good and evil.

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The Hogs of Federalism

Posted: October 30, 2022 by Nazim in Episode!

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.

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The Citizen’s Guide to Getting Sued

Posted: October 24, 2022 by Nazim in Episode!

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.

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The Citizen’s Guide to Getting Arrested

Posted: October 24, 2022 by Nazim in Episode!

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.

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Nazim’s Birthday Voting Rights Spectacular

Posted: October 23, 2022 by Nazim in Episode!

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).

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Masterpiece Cakes 3: Revenge of the Sachertorte

Posted: October 14, 2022 by Nazim in Episode!

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).

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