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Post-Scalia Court Has Liberals Winning, Conservatives Venting

  • As pivotal election looms, U.S. Supreme Court hints at shift
  • Alito notes an ‘ominous sign’ in religious liberties rebuff
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Supreme Court Rejects Texas Law’s Abortion Restrictions

A U.S. Supreme Court in transition offered glimpses of what a liberal majority might mean as the justices closed their term by strengthening abortion rights and bolstering college affirmative action.

Transformed by Justice Antonin Scalia’s unexpected Feb. 13 death, the nine-month session doused conservative hopes for major victories on labor unions, voting districts and class-action lawsuits.