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Shadow Docket

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Sep 15, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 21:17

When the US Supreme Court issued a late-night ruling two weeks ago refusing to block the strict new abortion law in Texas, you may have started hearing about something called “the Shadow Docket.” It’s not a new thing, but the Supreme Court has been using it differently in recent years—with important implications for all of us. Stephen Vladeck, a professor at the University of Texas School of Law, is and one of the top experts on this subject.