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Professors Michael Risch and Lisa Tucker on the U.S Supreme Court's Use of Vacatur

by John Cannan on 2024-03-12T09:48:00-04:00 in Appellate Practice, Appellate Practice: U.S. Supreme Court | 0 Comments

Professor Michael Risch, with the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, and Professor Lisa Tucker, with the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of law, examine how U.S. Supreme Court, the Court has use vacatur or vacated over politically and legally significant federal court appellate opinions.   Their article, Cancelling Appellate Precedent, 76 Fla. L. Rev. 175 (2024), explores this use of vacatur, presenting its history, a statistical analysis of its use, and a call for more transparency from the Court.

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