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Supreme Court Justices Who Voted With the Government

Nine Who Favored the State over Individual Rights

by James E. Leahy

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Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional & administrative law,
  • Human rights,
  • U.S. Supreme Court,
  • Legal History,
  • United States.,
  • Law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Supreme Court,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Reference,
  • Courts - General,
  • United States,
  • Biography,
  • Civil rights,
  • History,
  • Judges

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8138278M
    ISBN 100786405473
    ISBN 109780786405473

      The U.S. Supreme Court, which started its term Monday, has a docket filled with culture war issues like LGBTQ rights, abortion, and religious liberty.


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Leahy. WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court dealt a major blow on Wednesday to organized labor. By a 5-to-4 vote, with the more conservative justices in the majority, the court ruled that government workers.

Brett Kavanaugh (L) is sworn-in as Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court by retired Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy at the White House in Washington, DC October 8, Author: Tessa Berenson.

m This column lists the number of 5–4 full-opinion decisions in which each five-Justice group constituted the majority. A case is counted as 5–4 if four Justices voted to dispose of any issue, no matter how minor, differently than the majority of the Court. See, e.g., McWilliamsS.–11 () (Alito, J., dissenting).

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[James E Leahy] -- Provides biographical profiles of nine Supreme Court justices whose votes, in cases involving a conflict between the state and the individual, were most often on the side of the state.

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The conservatives outnumber the liberals, so the. Brett Kavanaugh appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee in April President George W.

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