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What does it say that I was more relieved about this decision than anything else?

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Maybe Roberts should start slipping notes to Thomas rather than Jackson. She’s just being a bit too active as a new justice than tradition expects. Thomas, on the other hand, seems on the edge of a spree killing.

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Jun 28, 2023·edited Jun 28, 2023

It’s so wild to me how Gorsuch can sometimes be completely reasonable and correct (see: pretty much every Federal Indian law case and also Bostock) and in other cases can just be completely batsh*t ridiculous and nakedly partisan (see: this case). I suppose we all contain multitudes?

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I’m really happy SCOTUS didn’t destroy democracy today but this does still leave North Carolina with a racially gerrymandered congressional map right? So Marc Elias still has lots of work ahead of him, poor guy!

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It was a good day.

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One day law schools will no longer teach judicial avoidance as a principal of constitutional law.

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Surreal politically, not really

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