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Old 07-10-2018, 04:58 PM
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Default Re: How should a justice vote?

Originally Posted by saltwn View Post
The Supreme Court is the final judge in all cases involving laws of Congress, and the Constitution. However, its power is limited by the other two branches of government.
But that still does not answer the question I have posed in the OP, viz.: should a Supreme Court justice vote according to his (or her) desired outcome, or according to constitutional principles, when the two are in conflict?
"In his second inaugural address, [Franklin D.] Roosevelt sought 'unimagined power' to enforce the 'proper subordination' of private power to public power. He got it…"—George Will, July 8, 2007
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