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Conservatives Won Big at Supreme Court Even Before Kennedy Quit

  • Court closes term with 5-4 rulings favoring Trump, businesses
  • Term was a rout on union fees, voting rules, class actions
Anthony Kennedy
Anthony KennedyPhotographer: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

Even before Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement, the U.S. Supreme Court’s term had become a conservative rout.

The Supreme Court closed its nine-month term this week with a barrage of 5-4 rulings, most of them with the court’s five Republican appointees on top.