OT2017 #25: "The Way The Chief Loves Mootness"

Supreme Court opinions have been coming down in a slow trickle, but it's enough to quench our thirst. This week, we recap five cases the justices have decided: from sports betting to privacy expectations in rental cars, from shackling criminal defendants to determining effective assistance of counsel. Plus, we return briefly to the 8-member court as Justice Gorsuch sits out on a case about wiretapping.

We'll start it all off looking at some cases that have been granted for next term, and we'll finish by trying to game out who is writing which remaining opinions.

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