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SCOTUS’ Shadow Docket Coming Out of the Shadows

In August 2021, SCOTUS issued two of its most important decisions of the year: Alabama Association of Realtors v. Department of Health and Human Services and Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson.[1] Unlike most…

Illinois’ New Supreme Court Map and its Potential Lawsuits

On November 3, 2020, Illinois Supreme Court Justice Thomas Kilbride lost his bid to win retention,[1] making him the first Supreme Court justice in the State of Illinois to lose the retention vote.[2]…

Piecemeal Devourment: Academic Freedom in Hungary

Abstract: Using the case study of Hungary, the author provides a snapshot of how academic freedom can be curtailed in a hybrid illiberal regime. The focus includes the freedom to (i) do research,…

Ghost Theory