Episode 013: 2017 Term Preview, Part 1 — Overview

Welcome back to Counting to 5, a podcast about the United States Supreme Court. In this episode, we take a big picture look at how the upcoming October 2017 Supreme Court term is shaping up.

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Episode 012: Interview with Gabe Roth of Fix the Court

Welcome back to Counting to 5, a podcast about the United States Supreme Court. In this Episode, I talk with Gabe Roth, the executive director of Fix the Court, an organization that advocates for various reforms to the way the Supreme Court operates.  We spoke about Fix the Court and its recent proposal to impose term limits on the Supreme Court.

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Episode 011: Matal v. Tam, Part II

Welcome back to Counting to 5, a podcast about the United States Supreme Court. This Episode is the second part of a two part look at the Court’s unanimous June 19th decision in Matal v. Tam, formerly known as Lee v. Tam, the case about the Asian-American rock band The Slants and their battle with the PTO to trademark their band name.

In Part I, we looked at Simon Tam’s path to the Supreme Court, and explored how this case fits into broader cultural conversations about offensive speech.  In this episode, we examine the legal arguments in the case and the Supreme Court’s decision.

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Matal v. Tam case documents

Effects of ruling

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