Welcome to The Term, a Law360 podcast

The Term is a podcast for the busy U.S. Supreme Court watcher. Give us about 15 minutes each week and we'll catch you up on all the big action at the nation's highest court, along with a list of what to watch in the coming sessions.

Senior Supreme Court reporter Jimmy Hoover in Washington, D.C. and editor-at-large Natalie Rodriguez in New York City cut through a busy docket to focus on the key cases and developments everyone will be talking about.

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

S1, E7: Can DACA Survive The High Court?

On Tuesday the Supreme Court heard blockbuster arguments over the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Senior immigration reporter Suzanne Monyak joins the show to share insights into the potential impact of the case, and Jimmy Hoover gives us a report on the atmosphere at First Street and how the justices seemed to be leaning. Plus, we discuss the court avoiding gun maker Remington’s bid to stop a lawsuit by the families of Sandy Hook victims and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s absence from the court on Wednesday.

Full Show (Runtime: 16:37)

Thursday, November 7, 2019

S1, E6: Pollution Case Gets Testy, DACA On Deck

On this episode of The Term, the team dissects a heated exchange between two justices in a case involving the Clean Water Act and then explores the potential impact of upcoming arguments over the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Full Show (Runtime: 15:51)

Thursday, October 31, 2019

S1, E5: Polluting The Pacific & Traffic Stops

On this episode of The Term, the team tackles a pair of cases that will come before the Supreme Court next week: one involving what environmental groups call a massive loophole to the Clean Water Act, and the other about why some allegedly common sense traffic stops may be unconstitutional.

Full Show (Runtime: 16:25)

Thursday, October 24, 2019

S1, E4: CFPB Under Review & Plurality Problems

This week we discuss the justices taking up a case over the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s leadership structure. We also weigh in on some denials from the court, and why refusing to take a case is sometimes better than a fractured ruling. Finally, we talk about a big prize for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the marriage advice she says also applies to the court.

Full Show (Runtime: 16:02)

Friday, October 18, 2019

S1, E3: Puerto Rican Debt Crisis & The DC Sniper

On this episode of The Term, we take a look at two of the last cases that the Supreme Court heard in October -- one involving Puerto Rico's historic $125 billion debt crisis and the other about the younger D.C. sniper's bid to reduce his life sentence.

Full Show (Runtime: 19:04)

Thursday, October 10, 2019

S1, E2: Gorsuch Surprises On Title VII

In this week’s episode, we break down what went down in the first full week of the 2019-2020 term. We’ll discuss the cases on Law360’s radar that were granted -- or denied -- certiori after the long conference. Then, we’ll dive into the top oral arguments of the week including where the justices leaned on stare decisis in a criminal case and what surprises came out of Tuesday’s arguments in a trio of cases that will decide the extent of LGBTQ rights in the workplace under federal law.

Full Show (Runtime: 18:31)

Thursday, October 3, 2019

S1, E1: Justices Return To Historic Cases

In our inaugural episode we kick off the 2019-2020 Supreme Court term with a look at what to watch coming out of the so-called long conference and we talk about two of the big issues the court will hear in their first week. We explain a case that implicates stare decisis and non-unanimous jury verdicts and the potential blockbuster rulings that could come in a trio of cases related to LGBTQ rights in the workplace.

Full Show (Runtime: 14:28)

Friday, September 27, 2019

Introducing The Term, Law360's Supreme Court Podcast

Should you listen to Law360's new podcast, The Term? Yes! Senior Supreme Court reporter Jimmy Hoover in Washington, D.C. and editor-at-large Natalie Rodriguez in New York City tell you what to expect from the show that cuts through a busy Supreme Court docket to get you up to speed on the key cases everyone will be talking about.