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Summary Judgment

Jul 28, 2017

This week's episode examines the 2nd Circuit's decision about whether the Fifth Amendment applies to testimony compelled by a foreign government.


Jul 22, 2017

This week, we look at the Fourth Circuit's en banc decision striking down Rowan County, North Carolina's practice of opening county meetings with Commissioner-led, sectarian prayer.


Jul 15, 2017

Things get a bit heated this week as I discuss Rivera v. Bonner and Mull, a Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decision dealing with a lawsuit over negligent hiring, supervision and training which resulted in a woman being sexually assaulted by a jail guard.


Jul 8, 2017

This week, I discuss the Texas Supreme Court's recent decision regarding the ability of the City of Houston to offer benefits to the spouses of city employees in same sex marriages.


Jul 1, 2017

This episode examines Hernandez v. Mesa, the Supreme Court's decision about a cross-border shooting and the ability of the victim's family to sue a Border Patrol Agent for violating the Fourth and Fifth Amendments.