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Breyer Refuses To Call Conservative-Majority Supreme Court ‘Conservative’


Justice Stephen Breyer (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The court docket’s determination within the 2000 presidential election case, Bush v. Gore, is also known as an instance of its favoritism of conservative causes. But the court docket didn’t hear or choose instances that affected the political disagreements arising out of the later 2020 election.

— Justice Stephen Breyer, rejecting the characterization of the Supreme Court as “conservative” in a speech given as a part of Harvard Law School’s Scalia Lecture collection. Breyer, a liberal who’s being pushed towards retirement, additionally identified that the excessive court docket had stored abortion rights intact and hadn’t gone together with all of former President Donald Trump’s immigration insurance policies.

Staci ZaretskyStaci Zaretsky is a senior editor at Above the Law, what place she’s labored since 2011. She’d love to listen to from you, so please be happy to email her with any ideas, questions, feedback, or critiques. You can comply with her on Twitter or join along with her on LinkedIn.


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