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Liberal Minority Won Over Conservatives in Historic Supreme Court Term

posted on July 6, 2015

Referencing the Supreme Court term that just ended, NPR’s Nina Totenberg writes, “Astonishingly – though the court is dominated by conservative justices – the liberal minority, disciplined and united, drove the direction in a startling number of cases, while the conservatives splintered into multiple factions.” Totenberg notes that the conservative justices’ differing legal philosophies were more evident this term. The liberals likely found it easy to unite when they were, “for the most part, just trying to preserve the status quo.”

Read at NPR