A monthly reality-check on the issues Americans care about most. Host Warren Olney draws on his decades of experience to explore the people and issues shaping – and disrupting - our world. How did everything change so fast? Where are we headed?...
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The past week saw Congress' first-ever hearing on the U.S. Supreme Court's so-called shadow docket, the justices' late-night, unsigned orders on weighty legal questions that don't go through their normal process of public deliberation. On this week’s episode of The Term we unpack a few recent shadow docket rulings and recap some of the notable moments from the hearing, including criticisms that the process lacks transparency and leads to lower court confusion.