July 2, 2015 -- Professor Adam Winkler commented on a series of liberal decision that were delivered by the U.S. Supreme Court in the term that recently ended. His comments appear in New York Times and Los Angeles Times articles.
When the administration ended up on the losing side, it was often because it took a conservative position, particularly in criminal cases, said Adam Winkler, a law professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.
“The administration most often lost the court because it couldn’t hold the liberals,” Professor Winkler said. “The administration’s positions in the Supreme Court were too conservative. Shockingly, the Supreme Court may have been more liberal than the Obama administration this term.” This was so, he said, in cases involving drugs, guns, searches and threats posted on Facebook.
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"After next term's expected rulings on affirmative action, abortion, teachers unions and immigration, the liberals may be calling the Roberts court the most conservative in a generation," UCLA law professor Adam Winkler said.
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