SCOTUS 101: Summer SCOTUS

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SCOTUS 101: Summer SCOTUS

Jul 7th, 2017 1 min read

Commentary By

Tiffany Bates @TiffanyHBates

Legal Policy Analyst

Elizabeth Slattery @EHSlattery

Legal Fellow and Appellate Advocacy Program Manager, Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies

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This week...

  • SCOTUS has opened frontiers in its previous term with a new justice, precedent-shifting cases, and pushes for institutional stability. Wall Street Journal Supreme Court correspondent Jess Bravin summarizes some impactful decisions and explains how conservatives got most - but not all - of what they wanted from the bench.
  • Jess talks summer activities for Supreme Court reporters, including the time he encountered a reenactment of Mad Max. He also gives predictions for SCOTUS's next term and discusses Justice Kennedy's potential retirement.

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