There is value in observing legal precedent, but sometimes circumstances, logic or judges’ views determine it’s time to overturn it.
The US Supreme Court is often less insulated from partisan politics than many Americans assume.
Justice Neil Gorsuch joined the Supreme Court as a conservative. But his ruling in a major civil rights case is part of a pattern of justices setting aside ideology to address historic injustices.
The Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts has reversed its decadeslong practice of protecting voters’ rights and removing barriers to casting ballots.