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SCOTUS Sneak Peek: Puerto Rico, Preemption, D.C. Sniper (PODCAST)

Oct. 11, 2019, 8:55 AM

The second week of the Supreme Court’s October sitting, like the first, features two days of argument, consolidated consideration of a closely-watched issue, and another rare afternoon session.

In this SCOTUS Sneak Peek episode, hosts Kimberly Robinson and Jordan Rubin break down upcoming arguments over the constitutionality of Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board, the latest juvenile sentencing test involving the D.C. sniper rampage, and the first of several disputes this term at the intersection of immigration and criminal law.

The episode also features Bloomberg Law intern Heather Saltz, who previews a case about debt collection litigation.

Hosts: Kimberly Robinson and Jordan Rubin.

Guest: Heather Saltz

Producer: Nicholas Anzalotta-Kynoch.

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