Federal Courts and Nominations

Major Decisions Remain as Supreme Court Term Winds Down

By Marcia Coyle


…”There are bunch of noteworthy cases remaining but, in terms of big picture, having John Roberts 10 years into his stewardship confronting Obamacare for the second time around, and same-sex marriage a second time, will really tell us what Roberts’ instincts are about shaping his own legacy,” said Vikram Amar, senior associate dean at the University of California, Davis School of Law.


Or perhaps not. During a recent end-of-arguments recap session held by the Constitutional Accountability Center, Jones Day’s Yaakov Roth predicted that neither the same-sex marriage cases nor the challenge to federal exchange tax subsidies in the Affordable Care Act would have much effect on Roberts’ legacy….

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