Legal Docket

By WORLD Radio

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Settle in beside the Supreme Court bench. Explore ten recent cases that affect our daily lives. Hear ten weeks of pivotal arguments that have refined our nation's laws. Hosts and lawyers Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough break down the decisions to show us what they really mean. They'll consult with legal experts, educators, and those directly involved. They'll guide you through excerpts of the oral arguments. Peek behind the pillar at cases regarding employment and age discrimination, state funding for religious education, the insanity defense for murder, and other vital issues.

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Episode 2: Age discrimination
0:32:52

Hosts Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough explore oral argument and the eventual ruling in Babb v. Wilkie, an age discrimination case the Supreme Court decided in April 2020.

Aug 04, 2020
Legal Docket, Episode 1: Primer
0:22:44

Hosts and lawyers Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough take us behind the scenes of the Supreme Court as they talk with two advocates who have argued cases before the nine justices.For the next nine weeks you'll be hearing Legal Docket on The World and Everything in It on Saturdays. Episode 1 is available this week.We also release Legal Docket as a stand-alone series, and we publish new episodes each Tuesday. So if you want to listen sooner or help others find this program, you can subscribe by searching for Legal Docket on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or wherever you listen.

Jul 28, 2020
Episode 1: Primer
0:22:44

Hosts and lawyers Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough take us behind the scenes of the Supreme Court as they talk with two advocates who have argued cases before the nine justices.

Jul 28, 2020
Coming soon: Legal Docket, Season 1
0:01:51
Coming soon: Legal Docket, Season 1
Jul 23, 2020