Jurisprudence

Sam is coming to us LIVE for Day 2 of the Mass Torts Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada! First, Sam and Emma run through updates on Israel’s siege on Gaza, Blinken’s unconditional support for the IDF, Steve Scalise’s speakership limbo, expanding UAW action, stalling SAG-AFTRA negotiations, and general tidbits on US democracy, before exploring the ongoing […]
Sam is coming to us LIVE from the Mass Torts Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada! First, he and Emma run through updates on Israel’s assault on Gaza in the wake of Hamas’ terror attacks, the House GOP’s behind-closed-doors speakership battle, the Fed’s SILENCING of PATRIOT George Santos, and electoral battles in Ohio and North Carolina, […]
Happy Monday! Sam and Emma speak with Ian Millhiser, senior correspondent at Vox, to discuss the upcoming Supreme Court term. Then, they’re joined by litigator Mark Bankston who has a special announcement! First, Sam and Emma run through updates on our 45-day reprieve from a government shutdown, the ongoing chaos among the House GOP despite […]
It’s an EmMajority Report Thursday! She speaks with Richard Wiles, President of The Center for Climate Integrity, to discuss the recent efforts to file lawsuits against Big Oil companies for violating racketeering laws. Then, she’s joined by Eleni Schirmer, organizer with Debt Collective, to discuss where things stand at the 1-year anniversary mark of President […]
Happy Monday! Sam and Emma speak with Mark Joseph Stern, senior writer at Slate, to discuss the bombshell rulings that came down at the end of the Supreme Court’s most recent term. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine and outside support, the future of a government shutdown, the Supreme Court ethics bill, […]
Sam and Emma host Mark Joseph Stern, senior writer at Slate, to discuss the recent decisions regarding labor and environmental regulation by the Supreme Court. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on Ukraine’s defensive, DeSantis’ human trafficking schtick, Atlanta’s City Council approving the Cop City funding in the face of mass public opposition, Oklahoma’s funding of religious schools, SAG-AFTRA’s strike, PGA’s merger with […]
Happy Monday! Sam and Emma host Steve Vladeck, Chair in Federal Courts at the University of Texas School of Law, to discuss his recent book The Shadow Docket: How the Supreme Court Uses Stealth Rulings to Amass Power and Undermine the Republic. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on Ukraine’s offensive, the WGA writers’ strike, Twitter’s dropping […]
Happy Monday! Sam and Emma host Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of the University of California, Berkeley Law School, to discuss his recent book Worse Than Nothing: The Dangerous Fallacy of Originalism. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on the multiple mass killings in Texas this weekend, debt limit talks, Title 42, Trump’s civil rape case, Biden’s floundering polling […]
Sam hosts Slate’s Mark Joseph Stern (@mjs_DC) to discuss Trump v. New York, which argues whether or not all people should be counted in the census. And then Rachel Cohen (@rmc031) and Marcia Brown (@Marcia_Brown9) from the American Prospect & the Intercept join to discuss their piece “How to Counteract the Court,” on how Congress can […]
Sam hosts Alex Pareene (@pareene), Staff Writer at The New Republic, to discuss the last week before the 2020 elections and why judges are politicians, too. On today’s show: Trump’s closing message on Covid: “bottom line, you’ll get better.” Don Jr. says Covid deaths aren’t rising, check his Instagram, out-performing Europe. Sam hosts Alex Pareene (@pareene), Staff […]