By the end of the 2021 term at the Supreme Court, it was clear that a new conservative era of jurisprudence had begun. In the final weeks of the term alone, several majorly consequential decisions were made that reflected the conservative majority's originalist interpretation of the Constitution, on cases regarding abortion, gun rights, religious liberty, Native American sovereignty, environmental regulation, and more.
The Wall Street Journal spoke to legal scholars, including Illinois Law dean Vikram Amar, about the shift at the Court and what may be next.
Amar said that some justices in the majority may "pick their spots" having overturned Roe v. Wade. It is possible the Court could move more slowly in other areas, "for fear that if they're too aggressive, there could be repercussions," he said.
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