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Justice Neil Gorsuch Has Already Changed the Supreme Court Forever

Neil GorsuchThis past term shows that the Supreme Court is really the Gorsuch Court — a trend that will likely continue well into the future, writes Jessica Mason Pieklo in Rewire.

“Gorsuch’s concurring opinion in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer, the case that has further opened a pipeline for direct government spending to some religious institutions, was so conservative not even Justice Samuel Alito — who happily endorsed corporate religious rights in the Hobby Lobby v. Burwell decision — agreed with it,”
Pieklo writes.

If justice Anthony Kennedy retires from the court, a second Trump appointee could move the court the most conservative in its history, she adds.

Read the Rewire article.

 

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