Kal handles petitions for SCOTUSblog. His duties include monitoring newly filed cert petitions, updating the Petitions We're Watching page, and writing the Petitions of the Week column.
Kal is currently a student at Columbia Law School. Before law school, he was the assistant director of Georgetown's Supreme Court Institute, where he helped plan moot courts for advocates arguing in front of the court. Kal was also previously the blog manager of SCOTUSblog and a fellow at the American Constitution Society. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.S. in applied mathematics.