Everything We Know About the American Heartland

We are three lawyers in Austin, Texas talking about the American Heartland and what we know about the American Heartland.
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Everything We Know about Paul Ryan

April 13, 2018

Show Notes

One of your three lawyer companions could not be more excited that Paul Ryan is retiring.

Paul Ryan Hot Takes

Syria

Supreme Court Predictions

Two from last week, to get Ruchit’s predictions

One new one: Benisek v. Lamone

  • AJ: 5-4 Reversal
  • Ruchit: 6-3 Reversal
  • TJ: 5-4 Reversal

Sidebars

Ruchit: Here is the Scooter that ruchit wants to order from Google Express

TJ: Nikon vs. Cannon: A Story of Technological Change

AJ: Garry Winogrand

Afterword

52

Everything We Know about Planned Parenthood

April 9, 2018

Show Notes

One of your three lawyer friends is on vacation, but another friend tells us about Planned Parenthood and D&D.

Ajit Pai is in the news again, I guess

More on US v. Microsoft

Someone in Georgia Said the N-Word

Prescott Bush and Planned Parenthood

Supreme Court Predictions

National Institute of Family & Life Advocates v. Becerra

  • AJ: 6-3 Becerra
  • Laura: 6-3 Becerra
  • TJ: 5-4 NIFLA

Sveen v. Melin

  • AJ: 5-4 Sveen
  • Laura: 8-1 Sveen
  • Tom: 7-2 Sveen

Sidebars

AJ: Smooth cups make sweeter flavors: an article and paper.

TJ: The man who bottled Evolution

The long-term experiment demonstrates definitively—rather than theoretically—how new lineages arise and diverge. It confirms that evolution occurs, is ever-present and never stops. In other words, according to science writer Carl Zimmer, Lenski has done something Darwin never dreamed of: he has observed evolution in his own time.

Laura: Planned Parenthood

Aftershow

Critical Role

Afterword

51

Everything We Know about the Fiduciary Rule

March 26, 2018

Show Notes

Your three lawyer friends learn what’s hiding in the blockchain and what time it is in space.

The Fiduciary Rule

Supreme Court Predictions

United States v. Microsoft

  • AJ: 9-0 United States
  • Ruchit: 7-2 United States, dissent: Gorsuch + Sotomayor
  • TJ: 6-3 United States

Something Gross Is in the Blockchain

Sidebar

Ruchit: I want to argue like dancing

Tom: What time is it on the international space station?

AJ - How a Mysterious Case of ‘Missing Energy’ Caused Europe’s Clocks to Run 6 Minutes Slow

Afterword

50

Everything We Know about the First Amendment

March 14, 2018

Show Notes

Your three lawyer pals learn about what you can wear in a Minnesota voting booth, and, really, they also learn about themselves.

  • Ruchit doesn’t like the Warby Parker sunglasses he tried to convince our listeners to buy in Episode 48

Sidebars

It’s the 50th Epsiode, so we went crazy and did our side bars first:

Supreme Court Predictions

This week, we look at: Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky:

Old Cases

Some of our old predictions come back to bite us:

Arizona No-BDS Law

Tom doesn’t even know what Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) is, but people are fighting about it.

Afterword

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Everything We Know about Public-Sector Unions

March 5, 2018

Show Notes

The three best lawyer podcasters in the world talk about Hope Hicks and other topics as well.

Hope Hicks and crew give thumbs up

Supreme Court on Unions

Supreme Court will heara case on mandatory agency fees for public-sector unions

SCOTUS Prediction: City of Hays, Kansas v. Vogt

  • AJ: 5-4 Vogt
  • Ruchit: 7-2 City, with Sotomayor & Kagan dissenting
  • TJ: 5-4 City

Sidebars

Ruchit: Bill Gates’s blog.

Tom:

AJ: Art made using MS Excel