Supreme Court http://publicradiotulsa.org en A Conversation about Freedom to Marry, the Long-Running Campaign to Win Gay Marriage Nationwide http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/conversation-about-freedom-marry-long-running-campaign-win-gay-marriage-nationwide <p>On this installment of ST, a discussion of the marriage equality movement in our country. Hard to believe, perhaps, but the right for same-sex couples to marry was granted to the people of Massachusetts only ten years ago. A lot has happened in the last decade --- and by now, given that 20 different states have approved same-sex marriage, it's obvious that a lot of Americans have changed their minds and/or embraced gay-marriage tolerance, especially younger Americans. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:54:50 +0000 Rich Fisher 63312 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Conversation about Freedom to Marry, the Long-Running Campaign to Win Gay Marriage Nationwide A Review of the Supreme Court Term with TU Law Professor Lyn Entzeroth http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/review-supreme-court-term-tu-law-professor-lyn-entzeroth <p>While the Hobby Lobby contraceptives case made most of the headlines, the U.S. Supreme Court term, which concluded yesterday, also rendered important decisions in 1st Amendment free-speech rights, 4th Amendment search-and-seizure laws, copyright law, the limit of presidential powers, federal election law, and affirmative action. Our guest on this edition of StudioTulsa is constitutional scholar Lyn Entzeroth, the Associate Dean of the University of Tulsa College of Law, where she is also Professor of Law.</p><p></p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:29:02 +0000 Rich Fisher 62428 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Review of the Supreme Court Term with TU Law Professor Lyn Entzeroth "The Obama White House and the Supreme Court" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/obama-white-house-and-supreme-court <p>On this edition of ST, we chat by phone with the noted legal expert Jeffrey Toobin, a staff writer at The New Yorker, a senior legal analyst at CNN, and a bestselling author. Toobin's newest book is "The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court." It's been getting high marks from reviewers everywhere. As was noted in USA Today: "[This is a] polished and thoughtful dissection of the current Court --- led by Chief Justice John Roberts --- and its high-stakes relationship to the Obama administration. Toobin brings full authority to this project. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 20:13:43 +0000 Rich Fisher 27943 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "The Obama White House and the Supreme Court" Heather Gerken of Yale Law School to Speak at TU http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/heather-gerken-yale-law-school-speak-tu <p>On this installment of StudioTulsa, we speak with Heather Gerken, the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School. She's a recognized expert in election law and constitutional law, having published in numerous scholarly journals on these topics. She's also been a commentator on these subjects for The New York Times, CNN, NBC News, NPR, and other major media outlets. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 19:47:19 +0000 Rich Fisher 26930 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Heather Gerken of Yale Law School to Speak at TU Prof. Martin Shapiro (UC-Berkeley Law School) on the Intersection of Law and Politics http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/prof-martin-shapiro-uc-berkeley-law-school-intersection-law-and-politics <p>Today we&#39;re speaking about the intersection of law and politics at the highest levels of American society --- which is to say, we&#39;re discussing the workings of the U.S. Supreme Court, both then and now --- and our guest is a highly regarded expert in this regard, Professor Martin Shapiro of the UC-Berkeley School of Law. Prof. Shapiro gave two free-to-the-public lectures here at TU last week, when he spoke as a part of the TU College of Law&#39;s 2012 Lectureship in Politics and Law. Wed, 14 Mar 2012 17:49:34 +0000 Rich Fisher 14846 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Prof. Martin Shapiro (UC-Berkeley Law School) on the Intersection of Law and Politics