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Aligning with liberals on DACA and LGBTQ rights, Chief Justice John Roberts asserts his independence

Posted on AllSides June 19th, 2020
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SCOTUS, judicial independence

The winners at the Supreme Court this week were the nation's LGBTQ community and undocumented immigrants. The losers were conservatives, led by President Donald Trump.

And the man most responsible for the unexpected turn of events was the leader of the supposedly conservative court – a label that is coming under a little re-examination.

John Roberts, the chief justice of the United States, was in the majority in both cases, along with all four of the court's liberal justices. In delivering the one-two punch to the president and his base,...

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