Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- so we are again doubtful that certiorari will be granted in any cases today.

Lisa McElroy Guest

Lisa is an associate professor of law at Drexel University’s Earle Mack School of Law. Previously, Lisa was a professor of legal writing at two other law schools, the Southern New England School of Law and Roger Williams University School of Law. She has written numerous books for children about Supreme Court justices and prominent elected officials. Her scholarly interests include legal methods and the U.S. Supreme Court. After earning her J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School, Lisa worked as a litigation associate at the Boston law firms of Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault and Gadsby & Hannah.

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