Aughie and Nia discuss the interpersonal relationships of Justices of the US Supreme Court. From friendships to enemies, some of the more interesting relationships are revealed.
Nia and Aughie discuss the religious makeup of the U.S. Supreme Court, historically and currently.
Aughie explains many of the tests that the U.S. Supreme Court uses in deliberation to arrive at their case opinions. In the first part, Aughie covers rational basis, intermediate scrutiny, strict scrutiny, void for vagueness, overbreadth, the Miller test, and the clear and present danger test. In the second part, the Lemon test, the trimester framework, the undue burden standard and the Chevron test are covered, along with a discussion of intent.
Nia and Aughie discuss the tombstone epithets and gravesites of Supreme Court Justices.
Aughie and Nia discuss the educational backgrounds of the Justices, as well as their career backgrounds, political affiliations, and administrative experience. There are also several tangents taken.
The first of the three part series is an overview of the general statistics of the term (vote rates, number of opinions written, etc.)
The second episode of the three part series focuses on a few important rulings from the term.
The final episode of the three part series explores the upcoming docket of the U.S. Supreme Court for the Oct 2022 through June 2023 term.