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Weekly Podcast #61: Law Talk

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Nick and Joe take advantage of the legislative recess to discuss some legal issues, including the decision to strike down New York’s stop-and-frisk law and the new Department of Justice policy to take most non-violent drug offenders outside statutory mandatory…

Weekly Podcast #57: The Zimmerman Verdict & More Senate Follies

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Joe and Nick sit down for a special, late week talk about the fallout of the non-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman case. Guns, race, and bad lawyering are the talk of the day. Then they discuss the candidacy of…

Weekly Podcast #55: Supreme Court — It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

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The full panel finally returns! Allison, Nick, and Joe discuss the end of the Supreme Court term from the highs regarding marriage equality and the lows involving voting rights and workplace and consumer rights. Is the problem a progressive movement…

Weekly Podcast #54: Come On, SCOTUS

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Nick and Joe discuss the Supreme Court’s latest round of decisions including a big opinion striking down Arizona’s voter ID provisions, but it may not be as positive a development as it sounds. They also talk about the announcement that…

Weekly Podcast: Circuit Breaker

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A lot has happened while the gang was away. Joe and Nick discuss the President’s national security speech hinting at a reformed War on Terror and new drone usage policy unveiled right before another shakeup of the national security team.…

Weekly Podcast: Palmetto Showdown

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Special election time in South Carolina. Elizabeth Colbert Busch and Mark Sanford square off to determine… well, not very much in the grand scheme of things, but the winning party will pretend it’s a huge mandate. We continue our discussion…

Weekly Podcast: Remember Voting Rights?

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Remember that roughly 48 year experiment with actually letting people vote without getting discriminated against? That was a blast! Joe, Nick and Allison discuss the upcoming argument in Shelby County v. Holder, the latest challenge to Section 5 of the…