We're live at the University of Texas School of Law in Austin! Because of Ian's early arrival, Texas's Prof. Steve Vladeck stepped up to the plate to join Dan as a guest host. We talk about a recently revealed SCOTUS-related wedding proposal, the Supreme Court's headwear rules, some proposed changes to the Court's Rules, and other interesting pieces of Supreme Court news. Then, after quickly catching you up on the orders docket, we take a deep dive into two cases at the intersection of federal courts and foreign relations that are being argued during the November sitting: Jam v. International Finance Corporation and Republic of Sudan v. Harrison. As a famous failed Supreme Court nominee once said, it's an "intellectual feast." Grab a fork and dig in!
This episode is sponsored by Helix Sleep, a company that will build you a custom mattress at a great price that will the best thing you’ve ever slept on. To take Helix Sleep’s 100-day risk-free trial, and to get up to $125 off your mattress order, go to http://www.helixsleep.com/firstmondays.
This episode is also sponsored by Just France Sales. If you've ever dreamt of owning a farmhouse in the French countryside or a pied-à-terre in Paris, the team at Just France Sales can help. See their listings at http://www.justfrancesales.com and get their advice, no matter where you are in the process.