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Stephen I. Vladeck (@steve_vladeck) is a professor of law at the University of Texas School of Law. His teaching and research focus on federal jurisdiction, constitutional law (especially the separation of powers), national security law, and international criminal law.

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04.18.18 Opinion analysis: Justices reaffirm “look-through” presumption in federal habeas review of state-court decisions
03.21.18 Opinion analysis: Justices unanimously reverse 5th Circuit on funding for capital habeas petitions
10.31.17 Argument analysis: A quixotic search for the general meaning of state-court summary affirmances
10.30.17 Argument analysis: Major capital habeas case appears headed toward narrow reversal
10.23.17 Argument preview: To which state-court adjudications must federal habeas courts defer?
10.23.17 Argument preview: A subtle but significant dispute over funding federal habeas petitions in capital cases
07.12.17 Symposium: How the acting solicitor general (sort of) saved the travel ban
06.27.17 Opinion analysis: In Texas capital case, divided court limits scope of “nested” ineffective-assistance claims
04.25.17 Argument analysis: Justices seem inclined to avoid creating “an enormous hole in the doctrine of procedural default” in nested ineffective-assistance case
04.20.17 Opinion analysis: States can’t keep money they collect pursuant to subsequently overturned convictions
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