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Wed Jun 29, 2016, 06:04 AM Jun 2016

Thank you Justice Scalia! [View all]

The Right­Wing Supreme Court That Wasn’t

WASHINGTON — Conservatives thought this Supreme Court term would be
Still reeling from losses last year in major cases on health care and same­sex
marriage, they welcomed a new docket in October studded with cases that seemed
poised to move the law to the right.
But then came two unexpected turns of events. Justice Antonin Scalia, the
longest­serving member of the court’s five­justice conservative wing, died. And
Justice Anthony M. Kennedy veered left in two of the term’s biggest cases, joining
the court’s liberals in significant decisions favoring affirmative action and abortion

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