The court’s decision in the 2000 presidential election, Bush versus Gore, is often cited as an example of his preference for conservative reasons. However, the court has not heard or decided any cases regarding the political disagreements that arose from the later 2020 elections.
– Judge Stephen Breyer, who opposes characterization of the Supreme Court as “Conservative” in a speech given at Harvard Law School’s Scalia Lecture Series. Breyer, a retired Liberal, also pointed out that the Supreme Court kept abortion rights intact and did not go along with former President Donald Trump’s entire immigration policy.
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