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Steve Vladeck

Steve Vladeck is a professor of law at the University of Texas School of Law whose teaching and research focus on federal jurisdiction, constitutional law and national security law. He is co-editor-in-chief of the Just Security blog (@just_security) and co-host of "The National Security Law Podcast" (@nslpodcast).

Steve Vladeck is a professor of law at the University of Texas School of Law whose teaching and research focus on federal jurisdiction, constitutional law and national security law. He is co-editor-in-chief of the Just Security blog (@just_security) and co-host of "The National Security Law Podcast" (@nslpodcast).

Latest from Steve Vladeck

2d ago

Buffalo shooter's Twitch video presents a test case for Texas — and SCOTUS

Why the Supreme Court should freeze a bill that seeks to limit when large social media sites can moderate any of their users’ content.
4d ago

The Supreme Court leaks are transparent political plays

When it comes to the Supreme Court recent leaks, it’s all politics, all the way down.
28d ago

How a Trump-appointed judge reignited a major debate over power in the courts

Are we comfortable placing such power in the hands of individual, unelected district judges — especially in an age when the federal courts often look just as polarized as the country?
45d ago

Lindsey Graham's vote on Ketanji Brown Jackson a depressing sign of the times

Across the board, the Republican case “against” Jackson is mostly just political smoke and mirrors. And the future looks bleak.
79d ago

Texas' attack on tenure may be short-lived. It's still ominous.

Part of why I can write an op-ed criticizing the lieutenant governor of my state for not having the foggiest idea what he’s talking about is because I’m not risking my job by doing so.
100d ago

Supreme Court's Alabama travesty and its worn-out 'shadow docket' defense

The more SCOTUS justices hand down major decisions affecting the rights of millions of people without explanation, the more they wear out the legitimacy of the institution itself.
124d ago

Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn's North Carolina re-election test case

One way or the other, the legal challenge to Cawthorn’s 2022 candidacy could therefore have enormous implications.
128d ago

Texas judge's Covid mandate ruling exposes federal 'judge-shopping' problem

How savvy plaintiffs across the political spectrum are abusing a “quirk” of the justice system.
132d ago

Supreme Court's Covid vaccine mandate cases are more important than you think

A common rhetorical trope is that these challenges are referenda on individual liberty. They're actually about something even more important.
163d ago

DOJ is suing Texas only because the Voting Rights Act is broken

The Supreme Court opened the door for Texas to weaken Black and Hispanic votes.
187d ago

Steve Bannon's indictment reveals a dangerous congressional dependency

Real reform requires more than just periodic indictments from the president of the moment.