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Substitution: avoiding an evenly divided court

With an even number of Justices on the United States Supreme Court, the topic of tie decisions has received a lot of recent play. On an appellate court of last resort—state or federal—an odd number of justices generally is considered necessary to ensure a clear victor, despite varying views on the law among justices. After all, ...

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