The Constitution: A History of Separation of Church and State



In this episode Stephen looks into the Constitutional and Supreme Court History of religious freedoms, and connects it to our modern day debates.

Stephen decides to look into the supreme court history of these cases:
Reynolds v. United States
Everson v. Board of Education
McCollum v. Board of Education
Joseph Burstyn, Inc. v. Wilson
Engel v. Vitale
Epperson v. Arkansas
Lemon v. Kurtzman
Stone v. Graham
Wallace v. Jaffree
Edwards v. Aguillard
County of Allegheny v. American Civil Liberties Union
Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye v. City of Hialeah

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Supreme Court Saturday: A History of Mergers and Monopolies



With AT&T and Time Warner merging, as well as quite a few other high profile mergers, Stephen decides to look into the supreme court history of these cases:

Northern Securities Co. v. United States
Swift & Co. v. United States
Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey v. United States
United States v. American Tobacco Co.
Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914
United States v. Alcoa
Lorain Journal Co. v. United States
United States v. Philadelphia National Bank
United States v. Philadelphia National Bank
United States v. Continental Can Co.
FTC v. Dean Foods Co.
Robertson v. National Basketball Ass’n
Spectrum Sports, Inc. v. McQuillan
Fraser v. Major League Soccer


Breaking News: New York City ISIS Bomber; Do Terrorists Get Rights?



In this complicated world of terrorism and justice, one question seems to be plaguing our system ever time we catch a domestic terrorist alive, is he an enemy combatant or a street criminal? Legally speaking this question holds a lot of importance in determining what rights a suspect has access to.


Supreme Court Saturday: A History of Confessions



From your Miranda rights to understanding the protections provided by the Fifth and Sixth amendments, this episode provides you with an understanding of the legal history of your rights regarding things you say being used against you.

Stephen explores the history of this unique issue with the following cases:
Sparf v. United States
Brown v. Mississippi
Chambers v. Florida
Lisenba v. California
Watts v. Indiana
Spano v. New York
Massiah v. United States
Miranda v. Arizona
Frazier v. Cupp
Brewer v. Williams
Rhode Island v. Innis
New York v. Quarles
Colorado v. Connelly
Missouri v. Seibert
Berghuis v. Thompkins


Illinois Budget Issues



Have you even wondered what it would be like to live without a budget for two years? Well, apparently inspired by Ferris Bueller, Illinois politicians decided to take two years off. Find out what happens when states don’t have budgets in this episode of That’s All I Have To Say About That.


Supreme Court Saturday: A History of Loyalty Oaths



What is the constitutional standing of forcing people to promise to say, act, and believe certain things. Stephen explores the history of this unique issue with the following cases:

Ironclad Oath
American Communication’s Association vs. Douds
Garner vs. Board of Public Works
Wieman vs. Updegraff
Speiser vs. Randall
Communist Party of Indiana vs. Whitcomb


Donald Trump’s Tax Plan; Corporate Tax Cuts Vs. Death Tax Cuts



Cutting it the name of the game this tax year and Donald Trump has a plan to grow the economy and fix every problem you can come up with by cutting corporate taxes. Join Stephen as he looks into the economics of corporate tax cuts