The U.S. Supreme Court is on track to produce a modern record-low number of decisions in argued cases this term. However, the justices still face a huge workload in the term's final weeks, with a large number of cases yet to be decided and the challenge of filling this fall's argument calendar. Can upcoming rulings on race in schools, the First Amendment, business and sentencing redeem what high court scholar Douglas Kmiec calls a "B-movie" term -- "good, just simply not great"?
Despite Docket Drop, Justices Face Packed Homestretch
The National Law Journal
June 6, 2007