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Associate Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Anthony Kennedy chat as the entire court has a portrait taken in 1994. Kennedy is the court’s swing vote today, as he has been since O’Connor retired a decade ago. But for nearly 20 years before that, Kennedy wasn’t perceived as the swing voter — O’Connor was.
(AP file photo)
Associate Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Anthony Kennedy chat as the entire court has a portrait taken in 1994. Kennedy is the court’s swing vote today, as he has been since O’Connor retired a decade ago. But for nearly 20 years before that, Kennedy wasn’t perceived as the swing voter — O’Connor was. (AP file photo)

Centrist Supreme Court endures with Gorsuch

By Noah Feldman With the swearing-in Monday of Justice Neil Gorsuch, the U.S. Supreme Court’s configuration shifts to … a 4-4 balance with a single centrist justice as the swing vote. If that sounds familiar, it should. It’s been the normal state of affairs since 1986, when Justice Antonin Scalia joined, and on some issues all ...

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