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Amicus: A Law Review

Amicus: A Law Review

Listen Live: Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Host: James Santelle

Jim Santelle, a former United States Attorney in Wisconsin and Justice Department official in Washington, is among Civic Media’s resident legal commentators and frequent on-air analysts. Join Jim each Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for “Amicus: A Law Review,” as current events meet civics understanding—through in-depth analysis and discussion (including your listener calls) of the most recent developments in the areas of law, government, courts, and the aspiration for justice.

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Amicus: A Law Review

The balance of powers in the United States has changed, due to the US Supreme Court on Trump v. United States. Welcome to a laser-focused episode of Amicus: A Law Review with attorney Jim Santelle. He’s analyzing the entirety of the SCOTUS decision finding that presidents are entitled to absolute immunity for any and all […]

Amicus: A Law Review

Jul 13, 2024


Amicus: A Law Review

The U.S. Supreme Court term has come to an end. Join Jim Santelle for a breakdown of the remaining decisions announced by the Court, especially Trump v. United States that U.S. Presidents have immunity when it comes to official acts in their office. Jim discusses the ramifications of the case and takes callers throughout the […]

Amicus: A Law Review

Jul 6, 2024


Amicus: A Law Review

Welcome to the second edition of Amicus: A Law Review with James Santelle for the weekend of June 29th and 30th! After a rapid fire week of U.S. Supreme Court rulings, Jim has prepared a bonus edition of Amicus: A Law Review for this weekend. In this second of two editions of Amicus, Jim begins […]

Amicus: A Law Review

Jun 30, 2024


Amicus: A Law Review

Welcome to another edition of Amicus: A Law Review with James Santelle! After a rapid fire week of U.S. Supreme Court rulings, Jim has prepared a bonus edition of Amicus: A Law Review for this weekend. In this first of two editions of Amicus, Jim begins the breakdown of those court decisions with SEC v. […]

Amicus: A Law Review

Jun 29, 2024


Amicus: A Law Review

In this week’s episode of “Amicus,” host Jim Santelle delves into a packed legal syllabus, discussing some of the most pivotal and controversial Supreme Court cases currently shaping the landscape of American law and governance. The episode kicks off with an analysis of U.S. v. Rahimi, a landmark decision addressing gun restrictions for individuals under […]

Amicus: A Law Review

Jun 22, 2024


Amicus: A Law Review

In this episode of Amicus, James Santelle dives into a critical analysis of recent Supreme Court decisions that are shaping the legal landscape of the United States. The episode begins with an in-depth discussion on the controversial ruling regarding bump stocks, where the Supreme Court struck down the Trump-era ban. This decision not only impacts […]

Amicus: A Law Review

Jun 15, 2024


Amicus: A Law Review

As the Supreme Court prepares to release decisions on 30 critical cases over the next few weeks, Jim provides an insightful preview of what these rulings might entail. From privacy rights and abortion to social media regulations and ethics in the judiciary, this episode promises to keep you informed on the legal landscape that shapes […]

Amicus: A Law Review

Jun 8, 2024


Amicus: A Law Review

In this engaging episode of Amicus, the Law Review, host James Santelle delves into a pivotal week in the world of law and governance. The episode opens with a detailed discussion on the landmark criminal conviction of former President Donald Trump, dissecting the legal nuances and broader implications of the historic verdict. Listeners will gain […]

Amicus: A Law Review

Jun 1, 2024


Amicus: A Law Review

Join host James Santelle for another riveting show where the chaos of American politics is contained by Jim’s wise words. In this week’s episode of Amicus Law Review, host James Santelle dives deep into the controversy surrounding Associate Justice Sam Alito. He kicks things off with a discussion on the ethics and implications of Justice […]

Amicus: A Law Review

May 25, 2024


Amicus: A Law Review

On this Saturday’s show, fearless host James Santelle explores two pivotal Supreme Court decisions: one affirming the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and another reinstating a congressional map in Louisiana, which includes a second majority-black district. These rulings highlight the court’s stance on consumer rights and voting equality, respectively. Jim provides an […]

Amicus: A Law Review

May 18, 2024

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