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Symposium: Supreme Court not ready to give president carte blanche over...

Cecillia D. Wang is a deputy legal director at the national American Civil Liberties Union. This term she argued for Mony Preap, a detained lawful permanent resident, in Nielsen v. Preap. In its first term after Justice Anthony Kennedy’s departure, the Supreme Court did not reveal much about how the post-Kennedy lineup will address immigration…
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Symposium: Immigration at the Roberts Court one year after Kennedy’s retirement

John G. Malcolm is Vice President of the Institute for Constitutional Government, Director of the Meese Center for Legal & Judicial Studies and Senior Legal Fellow at The Heritage Foundation. In the year after Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, immigration issues remained in a state of relative quiescence at the Supreme Court. This isn’t to say…
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Symposium: The new court and religion

Erwin Chemerinsky is Dean and Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Will replacing Justices Antonin Scalia and Anthony Kennedy with Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh make a difference as to how the Supreme Court deals with constitutional issues concerning religion? My sense, and it…
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Symposium: Party of five? Setting the table for Roe v. Wade

Melissa Murray is Professor of Law and Co-Faculty Director of the Birnbaum Women’s Leadership Network at New York University School of Law. Last summer, Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement prompted a flurry of agonized predictions about the Supreme Court’s future, and more particularly, the future of reproductive rights. The confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the…
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Symposium: Roe … or wait? (Corrected)

Helen Alvare is a professor of law at Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University. It is fair to say that due to the appointment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, a great many people — certainly including scholars as well as activists — expected this term to see the Supreme Court begin to move against Roe…
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Introduction: The Roberts Court – One year after Kennedy’s retirement

Speaking at the judicial conference of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit in June, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told her audience that Justice Anthony Kennedy’s 2018 retirement was “the event of greatest consequence for the current Term, and perhaps for many Terms ahead.” Less than three weeks later, Ginsburg’s assessment proved accurate…