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STATISTICS

On a new, conservative court, Kavanaugh sits at the center

By  on May 13 at 11:59 a.m.

A look at data from the 31 merits opinions released so far this term suggests that Justice Brett Kavanaugh is exerting newfound influence as the “median” vote on a court defined by a 6-3 conservative majority.

PETITIONS OF THE WEEK

Transparency, resentencing and preemption questions

By  on May 14 at 1:30 p.m.

A weekly look at new and notable petitions seeking Supreme Court review. This week: accessing decisions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

RELIST WATCH

Arbitration (again), habeas (again), and police violence (again)

By  on May 12 at 11:08 p.m.

A look at petitions relisted for the court’s next conference. This week: three cases involving familiar issues.

WHAT WE’RE READING

The morning read for Friday, May 14

By  on May 14 at 9:49 a.m.

A curated daily digest of news articles, commentary and other noteworthy links about the Supreme Court.

SCOTUStalk

Judge John Owens of the 9th Circuit joins the podcast to tell the tale of Ashton Embry, a Supreme Court clerk who was at the center of a major leak scandal at the court a century ago.