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Despite all the talk of Justice Souter’s importance to the Court, the proposition that Justice Souter has had a minimal impact on the Court’s most controversial issues is generally true. Since the beginning of OT06, Justice Souter has issued just 1 of 39 5-4 opinions and this lone 5-4 majority opinion was handed down less [...]

Justice O’Connor went on The Daily Show last night to talk about her new civics project, www.OurCourts.org. Its a pretty entertaining interview for anyone interested in the Court, and she mentions at various points how she was upset at the backlash from Bush v. Gore and how she hates being called a “swing” justice. Part [...]



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