East Bay Times Article Rating

As new term starts, Supreme Court is poised to resume rightward push

Oct 03, 2022 View Original Article
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    -12% Somewhat Liberal

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    10% Center

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    88% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

46% : Those changes put more than 40 years of affirmative action precedents at risk, including Grutter v. Bollinger, a 2003 decision in which the Supreme Court endorsed holistic admissions programs, saying it was permissible to consider race as one factor among many to achieve educational diversity.
45% : In the Dobbs decision, the justices in the majority disagreed about whether the logic of that ruling should require reconsideration of other landmark decisions, including one establishing a constitutional right to same-sex marriage.
43% : The new term will feature major disputes on affirmative action, voting, religion, free speech and gay rights.
41% : Still, the overall findings demonstrate that the court has moved to the right of the median voter, notably on issues such as abortion, shortly after changes in the court's membership.
37% : The last Supreme Court term ended with a series of judicial bombshells in June that eliminated the right to abortion, established a right to carry guns outside the home and limited efforts to address climate change.

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