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10 hrs ago

SCOTUS 101: Eagles, Aspic, and Elizabeth Warren

In a special episode, Elizabeth Slattery sits down with the legendary Judge Edith Jones of the Fifth Circuit to discuss the eagle collection in her chambers, her love of Julia Child and making aspic, and a run-in with Elizabeth Warren.

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17 hrs ago

Federal Judicial Clerkship Academy

We will host our second annual Federal Judicial Clerkship Training Academy on Feb. 26-28, 2020. The academy includes sessions on originalism, textualism, legal writing, and other legal and practical subject matter, all aimed at preparing attendees to excel as clerks in the U.S. federal court system. We have already confirmed several prominent circuit court judges, law professors, and practitioners to serve as our speakers. Applications are due Nov. 22. Confirmed 2020 clerks should apply now!

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Oct 17

Federal Spending per Person Is Skyrocketing

The federal government will soon be spending more per person than ever before. Adjusted for inflation, spending per person has grown from $3,782 in 1965 to $12,619 in 2018. 

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Oct 15

Liberty & Justice for All: A Conversation with Kirk Sorensen of Flibe Energy

In the 6th Episode of Liberty & Justice for All, Jack and Paul talk with Kirk Sorensen about the history of nuclear power and its regulation. Jack and Paul are also joined by special guest Katie Tubb who is a nuclear policy expert at The Heritage Foundation.

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Oct 15

Democrats Have A History Of Defying Subpoenas

"If you look back then what was going on? The president and Eric Holder were covering up Operation Fast and Furious," said Heritage expert Hans von Spakovsky on Fox News "Fox & Friends." 

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Oct 11

SCOTUS 101: The Fastest 2 Minutes in Washington

This week, Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates discuss the Supreme Court's new 2 minute rule and recap the week's oral arguments. Elizabeth also chats with David Feder and Janie Nitze, former law clerks to Justice Neil Gorsuch and collaborators on his book, "A Republic, If You Can Keep It." 

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