Bloomberg Law
Jan. 5, 2018, 8:34 PM

Week Ahead at SCOTUS: A Record Breaking Term

Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson

The U.S. Supreme Court kicks off 2018 with a busy week consisting of noteworthy oral arguments, significant petitions, and … no opinions, again.

What Are You Waiting For: The news that the court won’t issue any additional opinions means that the court is set to break a nearly 150-year-old record—for being slow.

  • The court has only issuedone opinionin an argued case so far this term.

  • That’s the slowest pace the court has released opinions since the 1800s, according to Adam Feldman ofEmpirical SCOTUS. In fact, “the last time the Court released its second orally argued ...

Learn more about Bloomberg Law or Log In to keep reading:

Learn About Bloomberg Law

AI-powered legal analytics, workflow tools and premium legal & business news.

Already a subscriber?

Log in to keep reading or access research tools.