SCOTUS

It’s Hump Day! Sam speaks with Lauren Kirchner, investigative reporter at Consumer Reports, to discuss her recent reporting on the chemicals known as PFAS. Then, Sam’s joined by Alex Sammon, politics writer at Slate, to discuss his recent piece entitled “Want to Stare Into the Republican Soul in 2023?”. Sam kicks off the show and reacts to yet another bombshell piece of reporting from […]
It’s a special All Calls Casual Friday! Call into the show at 646-257-3920! Sam and Emma also talk to Astra Taylor, co-founder of the Debt Collective, about what’s next in the fight to maintain student debt forgiveness as the Supreme Court gears up to rule on President’s Biden’s plan. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on the Supreme […]
Sam and Emma host Peter Shamshiri, or Law Boy on Twitter, co-host of the 5-4 Podcast, to discuss some of the recent big decisions coming out of the Supreme Court, and what’s still left on the docket. Sam and Emma start off by taking another look at some of the reactions to the big Trump indictment prior to […]
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 […]
It’s Casual Friday! Sam and Emma host David Dayen, executive editor at the American Prospect to round up the week in news. Then, they’re joined by David Feldman of The David Feldman Show! First, Sam and Emma run through updates on the debt ceiling debacle, Trump’s masterful classified document gambit, Gov. Waltz stopping Minnesota’s legislative roll dead, and the corruption of Ken Paxton, before parsing […]
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 […]
It’s Casual Friday! Sam and Emma host Alex Pareene, Contributing Editor at the New Republic and proprietor of the AP newsletter on Substack, to round up the week in news. First, Emma dives into updates on the US job growth, the White House’s debt limit concessions, Clarence Thomas’ corruption, the continuing banking crisis, Dianne Feinstein’s absence, fascist legislation in Florida […]
It’s Hump Day! Sam hosts Ian Millhiser, senior correspondent at Vox, to discuss the upcoming cases that will be before the Supreme Court this term. Sam starts off by touching on the recent revelations surrounding Tucker Carlson’s text messages disclosed from the Dominion lawsuit, and how he still isn’t buying that these are the reasons Fox ultimately let […]
It’s Casual Friday! Sam and Emma host Jamelle Bouie, opinion columnist at the New York Times and co-host of the Unclear and Present Danger podcast, to round up the week in news. Then, they’re joined by comedian Tim Heidecker, who has a real bone to pick with Sam! First, Sam and Emma run through updates on the blocking of multiple abortion […]