OT2016 #1: "The Satisfaction of Giving a Gift"

In this inaugural episode of First Mondays, Ian Samuel and Dan Epps raise the curtain on October Term 2016 at the Supreme Court. Topics include the most exciting grants from the Long Conference, the low pace of grants and mysterious delay in scheduling major cases for argument. We also preview the most exciting cases set for argument this week: Shaw v. United StatesSalman v. United StatesBuck v. Davis, and Bravo-Fernandez v. United States—and give the signature First Mondays prediction for each.