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Five myths about the Supreme Court

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Segal is a distinguished professor of political science at SUNY Stony Brook University. As Judge Brett Kavanaugh prepares for his confirmation hearings, no institution of American government is more shrouded in mythology than the Supreme Court. The uber-myth is that the court is an objective institution that makes decisions by applying the facts of a case to the relevant statute, constitutional text,...

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