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44:45

Preserving the Law: Trump, Immigration, DACA

Dr. John C. Eastman and Ilya Shapiro discuss Trump, President of U.S. v. Hawaii as well as immigration and DACA.

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45:53

Political Gerrymandering and Compelled Speech on the Docket

Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by David W. Casazza and Denise Harle to discuss the Benisek v. Lamone followed by a discussion on NIFLA v. Becerra.

Podcast
44:02

Political Speech on T-Shirts and in Union Hall

Dr. John C. Eastman and Ilya Shapiro discuss the Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky case. Later they discuss the Janus v. American Federation case, which questions whether Abood v. Detroit Board of Education should be overruled.

Podcast
43:17

Voter Fraud and Judicial Deference to the Administrative State: Before the Court

Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by J. Christian Adams and Professor Anthony T. Caso to discuss the Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute case as well as the Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro case.

Podcast
44:43

Before the Court: Religious Liberty and Freedom from Compelled Speech

Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by Ilya Shapiro, Dr. David Upham, and Kelly Shackelford to discuss the Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case as well as address the Chris Christie v. NCAA case.

Podcast
45:56

Before the Court: Immigration and Partisan Gerrymandering

Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by Andrew McCarthy and J. Christian Adams discuss the Jennings v. Rodriquez case as well as Sessions v. Dimaya. There will also be an update on the Trump v. International Refugee Assistance Project case. Later in the podcast there will be a discussion on the Gill v. Whitford partisan gerrymandering case.

Podcast
41:03

Before the Court: Preview of the Supreme Court

Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by Professor Anthony T. Caso to give a brief overview of the upcoming 2017-2018 Supreme Court term.

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54:20

Before the Court: Supreme Court Term in Review

Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by Anastasia Boden to discuss the Murr v. Wisconsin case. Next he is joined by Michael Huston to discuss Matal v. Tam and Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman. Later Eastman is joined by Dr. Sohan Dasgupta to discuss the Trinity Lutheran Church v. Pauley.

Podcast
45:57

Before the Court: Religious Liberty and A New Justice

Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by Joseph Tartakovsky to discuss the Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer case. Later Eastman is joined by Professor Anthony T. Caso to discuss Justice Neil Gorsuch's confirmation.

Podcast
42:00

Before the Court: Unconstitutional Interference

Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by John Groen and Stephanie N. Taub to discuss the case Murr v. Wisconsin as well as Gloucester County School Board v. G.G.

Podcast
49:03

Before the Court: When Does the Constitution Apply to Non-Citizens?

Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by Andrew McCarthy to discuss issues on Constitutional rights of non-citizens located outside the United States.

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44:17

The Bill of Rights on Trial: Free Speech, Commerce, and the Fourth Amendment

Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by Ilya Shapiro to discuss the boundaries of freedom of speech. Later Eastman is joined by Richard Samp to discuss the cases Ziglar v. Abbasi and Lewis v. Clarke.

Podcast
45:04

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Race, Immigration, and the Courts

Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by Michael Lieberman to discuss Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections and McCrory v. Harris. Later Eastman is joined by Kevin Johnson to discuss Jennings v. Rodriguez.

Podcast
45:06

Limited Government? The Boundaries of Executive Power

Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by John Elwood to discuss the limits of the president's appointment authority and the impact of the 2016 election in the future of the judiciary.

Podcast
44:09

Checks and Balances? State Sovereignty and the 17th Amendment

Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by Jay Feinberg and Trent England to discuss the 17th Amendment.

Podcast
1:09:06

What a Difference a Justice Makes: A Review of the Supreme Courts 2015-16 Term

Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by a panel with Professor John Yoo, William Huan, Marcella Burke, and Michael Huston to discuss the final opinions of the Court's 2015-16 term.

Podcast
42:25

Our Freewheeling Executive: Obama’s executive action

Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by Jeffrey Harris to discuss Encino Motorcars, L.L.C. v. Navarro. Later he is joined by John Miano to discuss United States v. Texas.

Podcast
47:33

The Long Arm of the Bureaucracy: How Far will the Fourth Branch Go?

Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by Professor Anthony T. Caso to discuss the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes. Later Eastman is joined by Ilya Shapiro to discuss Zubik v. Burwell.

Podcast
45:28

Protecting Mother and Child

In this town hall, Dr. John C. Eastman, Founding Director of the Claremont Institute's Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, takes a look at the oral arguments from Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt.

Podcast
40:34

Teacher Unions & the Great Western Land Grab

In this town hall, Dr. John C. Eastman, Founding Director of the Claremont Institute's Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, takes a look at the oral arguments from two of the Supreme Court's recent cases—Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association and Sturgeon v. Frost.

Podcast
46:20

Fighting for Equal Protection

In this town hall, Dr. John C. Eastman, Founding Director of the Claremont Institute's Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, takes a look at the oral arguments from two of the term’s most important cases—Fisher v. University of Texas and Evenwel v. Abbott.

Podcast
44:09

Before the Court: Bureaucracy Run Amok

This year, the Supreme Court will have several chances to reevaluate the deference it has historically given the administrative state. The Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence is taking a particular interest in this fight to rein in the excesses of unaccountable agencies and help restore constitutional government.

Podcast
51:45

Supreme Court Preview: Universities, Unions, & Equal Protection

In this town hall, Dr. John C. Eastman, Founding Director of the Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, previews Fischer v. University of Texas at Austin, Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, and Evenwel v. Abbott.

Podcast
53:25

Unmoored: The Court Subverts Our Democracy

In this town hall, Dr. John C. Eastman, Founding Director of the Claremont Institute's Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, discusses the Supreme Court's groundbreaking decisions in King v. Burwell and Obergefell v. Hodges. These cases illustrate the Roberts Court's troubling willingness to decide political questions properly left to the people.

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52:49

Overreach: The Court Weighs in on Government Threats to Family Farms & Traditional Families

For our April town hall, Dr. John C. Eastman is joined Professor Anthony Caso, Ilya Shapiro, and Lynne Marie Kohm. Dr. Eastman and his guests discuss two of the most hot-button cases before the Court: Horne v. USDA and Obergefell v. Hodges.

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40:44

The States in Action

In Texas v. United States, Texas is joined by 25 other states fighting against the recent executive action to grant deferred deportation status to 4 million illegal immigrants. In Frank v. Walker, Wisconsin recently won the right to enforce its 2012 law requiring photo ID to vote. Dr. Eastman and his guests discuss the legal and political implications of these states' fights to restore the rule of law.

Podcast
46:16

Text, Typos, and the Right to Bear Arms

For our March town hall, Dr. John C. Eastman is joined by the Cato Institute's Ilya Shapiro and the Texas Public Policy Foundation's John Davidson to discuss the policy considerations and constitutional questions raised by King v. Burwell. Dr. Eastman is then joined by C.D. Michel to discuss Henderson v. United States. The case presents an interesting twist on Second Amendment rights.

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32:10

Houses and Church Signs

Dr. Eastman, Roger Clegg, and Gene C. Schaerr discuss how will the Court address allegations of housing discrimination and violations of free speech?

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32:10

Administrative Tyranny: Will the Court Reign in the Out of Control Bureaucracy?

Dr. Eastman is joined by Professor Anthony Caso and Karen R. Harned to discuss two cases recently argued before the U.S. Supreme Court that address the power and authority of the federal bureaucracy. At the core of each of these cases we debate what power is granted by the people to the entities involved and the limits of that power.

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35:48

An Executive Gone Wild: What are the Constitutional Limits on Executive Authority?

In this tele-town hall, Dr. John C. Eastman discusses the legal and constitutional underpinnings of President Obama's executive actions on immigration.