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Talking Business | Kitzhaber Investigation | Slants' Trademark Case | Good Samaritan Bill

OPB | Broadcast: June 20, 2017

We get updates on business news, The Slants' Supreme Court case, the investigation into former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, and a bill to protect people who break into hot cars to save kids and pets.

Talking Business | Sister Cities Snow Sculpture | SCOTUS Nominees

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 25, 2017

How will the end of the TPP affect Oregon businesses? What is Portland's relationship like with our sister cities? What do we know about President Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees?

Primary Election Results | Supreme Court Nominee | Sen. Jeff Merkley

OPB | Broadcast: March 16, 2016

This week, Think Out Loud is coming to you live from the NPR studios in Washington, D.C. On today's show, we analyze primary election results, delve into the President's Supreme Court nominee, and talk to U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley.

US Supreme Court's Fall 2015 Term Begins

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 6, 2015

We preview the major cases and issues that will come before the Supreme Court this fall term.

Looking Ahead To Possible SCOTUS Nominees

OPB | Broadcast: July 27, 2015

We take a look at the short lists of possible Supreme Court nominees on both sides of the aisle.

Supreme Court Mercury Ruling May Impact Climate Change Regs

OPB | Broadcast: July 2, 2015

This week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the EPA's regulation of mercury may have lasting impact climate change policy.

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds The ACA Again

OPB | Broadcast: June 25, 2015

We'll get analysis of the King vs. Burwell ruling released Thursday.

State Supreme Court Partially Overturns PERS Reform

OPB | Broadcast: April 30, 2015

The ruling could blow an enormous hole in city and state budgets in coming years.

U.S. Supreme Court's 2014 Fall Term Begins

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 6, 2014

MONDAY: We'll talk with U.S. Supreme Court watcher Lisa McElroy about the start of the new term this week.

What Will Supreme Court Decision Mean For Oregon Home Health Workers?

OPB | Broadcast: July 3, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll hear from SEIU Local 503 executive director Heather Conroy on the implications of Monday's Supreme Court decision on union dues.

News Roundtable: July 3, 2014

OPB | Broadcast: July 3, 2014

THURSDAY: In this special edition of the news roundtable, we'll review some of the biggest news stories of the week and discuss the measures could end up on your November ballot.

Should Public Employees Be Able To Opt Out Of Union Dues?

OPB | Broadcast: July 2, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll find out what Monday's Supreme Court decision on union dues will mean for an ongoing debate in Oregon.

U.S. Supreme Court Wraps With Hobby Lobby And Union Cases

OPB | Broadcast: June 30, 2014

MONDAY: We'll analyze the much-anticipated Hobby Lobby case about contraceptive mandates and look back at the term with two law professors.

Could the U.S. Supreme Court Rule On Oregon's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling?

OPB | Broadcast: May 30, 2014

FRIDAY: The National Organization for Marriage has filed an emergency appeal with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy over Oregon's legalization of same-sex marriage.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Some Limits On Campaign Contributions

OPB | Broadcast: April 2, 2014

WEDNESDAY: The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision today that will have major implications for federal campaign finance rules.

Vaccinating Children In State Custody

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 4, 2013

MONDAY: A case before the Oregon Supreme Court challenges whether the state has the right to vaccinate children who are under the state's care because of parental neglect or abuse.

U.S. Supreme Court Fall Term Preview

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 7, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court returns from its summer break and will begin hearing cases later this month.

Reaction to the Supreme Court Rulings on DOMA and Prop 8

OPB | Broadcast: June 26, 2013

We'll get reactions to two high-profile rulings from the Court regarding gay marriage. 

U.S. Supreme Court Rules In DNA Case

OPB | Broadcast: June 3, 2013

We'll talk with law professor Lisa McElroy about a high profile DNA case Justices ruled on today and other cases expected to be decided in June.

Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Same-Sex Marriage

OPB | Broadcast: March 27, 2013

This week the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments for and against same-sex marriage laws.