Judicial Problem: Defending Free Speech Is More Likely When Justices Agree With The Speech

This Supreme Court is the most ideologically driven court in recent history.
Judicial Problem: Defending Free Speech Is More Likely When Justices Agree With The Speech

Via Techdirt:

Democracy, as they say, is messy, but I think the messiest aspect of the American political system is the Supreme Court. Maybe messy isn't the right word. Maybe baffling would be better. The reason for my thinking so is that, growing up, I was always under the impression that Supreme Court Justices were something they really aren't. I pictured them as men and women of such knowledge and character that they were almost super-human. After all, these are the supreme-iest judges in the land; you'd think they'd be so far beyond you and I that they'd be almost incomprehensible. An idiot Senator? S...

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