The Supreme Court: An Update and a Look Forward
MONDAY, MARCH 7, NOON–1:30 P.M.
THIS COURSE HAS PASSED, BUT A RECORDING OF THE SEMINAR IS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE BELOW.
A recording is available below.
The three new Supreme Court justices appointed by former President Donald Trump are already shifting the court in new and more conservative directions. Their personalities and styles differ, and they sometimes clash with one another, but their collective influence is already significant and is likely to grow as they gain seniority. In this Zoom session, Stephen Vladeck returns to the Houston Seminar to review the court’s October 2020 term and its results and to look ahead to trends we may see in the years to come.
Professor Vladeck is a nationally recognized expert on the federal courts and constitutional law. He has argued many cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and the lower federal courts and is recognized for his prolific popular writing, his podcasts and blogs, his legal casebooks on national security, and his appearances as CNN’s Supreme Court analyst. He currently holds the Charles Alan Wright Chair in Federal Courts at the University of Texas School of Law and is a Distinguished Scholar at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law. Professor Vladeck earned his B.A. summa cum laude from Amherst College and his J.D. from Yale University Law School.