The Supreme Court's "Shadow Docket" Explained

February 22, 2023 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3037

Many commentators have flagged the startling uses of the Supreme Court's "Shadow Docket" over the last few years. But what exactly is this Shadow Docket? Is it really just a way for the Court's conservative Justice to hear the cases they care about most? Join us for a discussion with Judge Trevor N. McFadden, a Federal District Court Judge in the U.S. Court for the District of Columbia. Lunch will be provided. More details to come. Sponsored by the Federalist Society. For more information, please contact Tom Fogarty at or Matthew Mcknight at