Mike Thompson

Supreme Court Report

Feb 17, 2021
NPR

February 17, 2021 Show 990 Hour 1

The South Dakota Legislature has wrestled with it. College campuses across the country have revised policies for it. Free speech at America's colleges and universities continues to be a hot topic as students speak up and speak out.

Professor Mike Thompson, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Sioux Falls, shares insight into cases before the United States Supreme Court. The first case we discuss deals with a challenge to a student's right to free speech on campus.

Supreme Court Report With Mike Thompson

Jan 19, 2021
NPR

In The Moment … January 19th, 2021 Show 974 Hour 2

 The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures by the government. Today we explore three U.S. Supreme Court cases that deal with elements of Fourth Amendment criminal procedure.  Guest: Mike Thompson, associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Sioux Falls. 

 

Supreme Court Report with Mike Thompson

Dec 17, 2020
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In The Moment … December 17, 2020 Show 963 Hour 2 The Supreme Court of the United States is in session and hears various cases each week. Today we discuss a second try effort by the Trump Administration that would regulate census numbers based on citizenship. We also talk about a case that's a vehicle for discussing the separation-of-powers doctrine.  Guest: Mike Thomson, associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Sioux Falls. 

   

Supreme Court Report with Mike Thompson

Dec 9, 2020
NPR

In The Moment … December 8, 2020 Show 956 Hour 2

"Government is not free to disregard the First Amendment in times of crisis." Those are the words of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch. Today we check in with Mike Thompson for an update on the actions of the nation's highest court and the cases that impact us all.

Mike Thompson is an associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Sioux Falls.

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A Dive Into The Supreme Court

Nov 5, 2020

In The Moment … November 5, 2020 Show 936 Hour 2

The Supreme Court was established by the United States Constitution and came about with the passage of the Judiciary Act of 1789. Its first assembly was in 1790. Today we begin a series of conversations about what the Supreme Court is and dig into its rich history. Helping us do that is Mike Thompson, associate professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Sioux Falls.

Reporting on politics and public policy is supported by the Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

Monday's U.S. Supreme Court Rulings

Jul 1, 2020

In The Moment … July 1, 2020 Show 850 Hour 2

It's been another busy week at the U.S. Supreme Court. Rulings since Monday have allowed Federal death penalty executions to resume. The Court has also struck down a Louisiana abortion law, saying that the state's effort to restrict access to abortion was unconstitutional. And, in another ruling, the Court gave a nod to religious schools seeking public aid. Keeping track of these opinions is Mike Thompson, associate professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Sioux Falls. 

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In The Moment … June 23, 2020 Show 844 Hour 2

Mike Thompson Talks Title VII

Jun 17, 2020
University of Sioux Falls

In The Moment … June 17, 2020 Show 840 Hour 2

On Monday, the United States Supreme Court ruled that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act applies to gay and transgender workers. It's a landmark case with nationwide implications.  Mike Thompson, JD, is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Sioux Falls. He joins us with insight into the significance of the decision.  

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... October 1. 2018 Show 433 Hour 2

The South Dakota Supreme Court is holding its October session on the campus of the University of Sioux Falls through Wednesday.  The Court will hear three oral arguments at the Meredith Auditorium in the Jeschke Fine Arts Center.

Mike Thompson, associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Sioux Falls, joined the program with details on the proceedings.

USF Prof Thompson Comments On SUPCO Decisions

Jun 7, 2018
University of Sioux Falls

In The Moment ... June 7, 2018 Show 353 Hour 2

From what kind of cake you can order at a bakery to exactly how free Americans are from unreasonable government intrusion in their homes, the United States Supreme Court weighs in on the issues of our time.

Mike Thompson, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Sioux Falls, provides a look at some recent decisions.

Lori Walsh

In the Moment ... April 19, 2018 Show 319 Hour 2

For perspective on some recent top headlines from the U.S. Supreme Court, we welcome Mike Thompson to the program. He's Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Sioux Falls.

In The Moment ... January 30 2017 Show 019 Hour 1

Guests: Tony Venhuizen, author of The Governor's of South Dakota; SDPB's Victoria Wicks, national seed swap day; Tong Wang, South Dakota State University extension specialist; Mike Thompson, associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Sioux Falls