//  8/29/19  //  Commentary

This week on Versus Trump, Jason and Charlie are back from a hiatus, and they discuss why the Trump Administration has been going to straight to the Supreme Court with emergency requests so frequently. They use that question to delve into some of the themes we've seen from Versus Trump cases in the last few years.

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Notes

  • Jason and Charlie use Professor Stephen Vladeck's paper The Solicitor General and the Shadow Docket to examine these issues. You can download the paper from SSRN here.

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