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Lessons from the pandemic: Gains, losses and two suggestions for a new normal

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In the second piece in our series on the post-COVID court, a veteran court watcher explains how the court’s pandemic-altered operations provide an opportunity to spur future reform.

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Intervention in Title IX suits and unlawful disclosures under the Privacy Act

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A weekly look at new and notable petitions seeking Supreme Court review. This week: two important procedural questions in civil lawsuits.


The court after COVID: A recipe for oral argument reform

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A few recommendations for how the justices might tweak oral arguments if they return to in-person hearings this fall.


New York landlords ask court to block state eviction moratorium

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In a shadow-docket request on Tuesday, landlords argued that the continued enforcement of a state ban on evictions violates their constitutional rights.


SCOTUSblog has shone a light on the shadow docket, but as its breadth and import evolves, so must those who cover it. Professor Steve Vladeck, who has written on the topic extensively and recently testified before the House Judiciary Committee, joins SCOTUStalk to discuss the shadow docket’s significance and how to better capture all of the court’s work.