Legal Docket

By WORLD Radio

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Reviews: 2

David Nakhla
 Oct 1, 2020
A carefully balanced analysis of major Supreme Court topics presented in a way that is designed to educate the listener on many intricacies of our legal system, while gaining a sense for the personalities of the nine Supreme Court justices through clips of the various proceedings. So well done! Both enjoyable and educational!!

Alexandra Lee
 Sep 16, 2020
In Legal Docket you'll find a fascinating, accesible, and insightful examination of each case and the underlying issues on each side. I cannot imagine anyone doing a better job on something like this.

Description

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.

Episode Date
Episode 10: A Supreme Court Term Preview
0:37:25

Hosts Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough preview a handful of cases from the upcoming Supreme Court term: including legal questions over copyright, Catholic adoption agencies, the Affordable Care Act, and free speech on college campuses.

Legal Docket is a production of WORLD Radio. Support WORLD at wng.org/donate.

Sep 29, 2020
Episode 9: Admitting Privileges
0:35:00

Hosts Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough consider abortion law, incrementalism, and the surprising plurality opinion from the Supreme Court in June Medical Services L.L.C. v. Russo.

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Sep 22, 2020
Episode 8: Reasonable Searches
0:33:28

Hosts Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough consider Kansas v. Glover, a case about a routine traffic stop. In 2016, a Kansas sheriff ran the plates of a truck on the road. The state database indicated that the owner of the vehicle had a suspended license. So the sheriff pulled the driver over, even though he was not breaking any other traffic regulations at the time. The nine Supreme Court justices had to decide if driver's 4th Amendment protections against unreasonable searches were violated.

Legal Docket is a production of WORLD Radio. Support WORLD at wng.org/donate.

Sep 15, 2020
Episode 7: Bivens Remedy
0:33:47

Hosts Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough analyze Hernández v. Mesa, a case about a cross-border shooting. In 2010 a U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and killed a Mexican teenager who was standing on Mexican soil. Can the boy’s parents sue the Border Patrol agent for money damages?

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Sep 08, 2020
Episode 6: Sex Discrimination
0:34:50

Hosts Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough consider Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. v. EEOC, a case that had to decide whether the term "sex" in Title VII should include gender identity. Legal Docket is a production of WORLD Radio.

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This episode contains mature content.

Sep 01, 2020
Episode 5: The Insanity Defense
0:32:33

Hosts Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough break down Kahler v. Kansas, a case that considers limits on the insanity defense. This episode features insightful interviews, memorable moments from oral argument, and some colorful history behind this complex issue.

Legal Docket is a production of WORLD Radio. Support WORLD at wng.org/donate.

This episode contains mature content.

Aug 25, 2020
Episode 4: Religious Education Discrimination
0:34:09

In 2018, the state of Montana shut down a scholarship program after it discovered parents were using the money to send children to religious schools. The state maintained that doing so was not religious discrimination. In this episode you'll hear from the petitioners on why they chose to challenge that decision all the way to the Supreme Court in Espinoza v. Montana. Hosted by Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough.

Aug 18, 2020
Episode 3: The Clean Water Act
0:32:43

Hosts Mary Reichard and Jenny Rough follow waste water from the Supreme Court building to the Potomac River as they consider how County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund further shapes the Clean Water Act.

Aug 11, 2020
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