The “Construction in Space in the Third and Fourth Dimension” statue by Antoine Pevsner sits in the Law School's reflecting pool with the sun behind it.
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Kate Shaw, a contributing Opinion writer, hosted a written online conversation with Will Baude, a law professor at the University of Chicago, and Stephen Vladeck, a law professor at Georgetown and the author of “The Shadow Docket: How the Supreme Court Uses Stealth Rulings to Amass Power and Undermine the Republic,” to reflect on the dramatic end to the Supreme Court term.

After a deadly holiday weekend in Chicago, city leaders and community members are grappling with how to combat gun violence in their neighborhoods. University of Chicago Law Professor Sharon Fairley weighed in.

In late June, the Supreme Court struck down a decades-old precedent known as the Chevron deference, which instructed judges to defer to the expert advice of federal agencies in cases where laws are vague.

Many of the agencies affected by the change deal with matters of public health — including, but not limited to, the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control, Environmental Protection Agency, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.