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Legal Speak is a weekly podcast that makes sense of what's happening in the legal industry. Each episode tackles a subject that's worthy of a deep dive—from law firm profit hacks to Supreme Court showdowns to the most promising plays in legal tech. Hosted by Senior Litigation Reporter of the Daily Report Cedra Mayfield and Senior Staff Writer for the American Lawyer Patrick Smith, Legal Speak offers straight talk from experts, plus an inside-the-newsroom perspective on market-shaping stories.

Jun 27, 2019's Tony Mauro and Marcia Coyle, veteran reporters covering the U.S. Supreme Court, sit down for a brief chat about the justices' decisions June 27 in the census and partisan gerrymandering cases. Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. played a pivotal role in both cases, and the two decisions offer glimpses of tension on the court.