The Supreme Court’s New Term

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At yesterday’s opening session, the US Supreme Court declined to take up cases involving same-sex marriage. Was that a surprise—or not?

First, today’s arguments in the case of a notorious prisoner in Arkansas—a self-proclaimed Muslim jihadist who stabbed his ex-girlfriend. He says his religion requires him to wear a half-inch beard—contrary to the rules in state prison.


Dahlia Lithwick - Legal Affairs correspondent for Slate - @dahlialithwick, Jonathan H. Adler - Case Western Reserve University - @jadler1969, Adam Winkler - professor of law at UCLA, and author of "Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America" - @adamwinkler, Kate Toomey - Lewis Baach - @lewisbaach

Warren Olney

Evan George, Jenny Hamel, Claire Martin