U.S. Supreme Court tacks left, with push from disciplined progressive wing

Conservative litigators who hope to move the law to the right by bringing cases to the Supreme Court have overreached… They are trying to move the law farther right than Kennedy or Roberts think reasonable.

— University of Chicago law professor Eric Posner, explaining why the U.S. Supreme Court’s progressive wing has prevailed in a number of recent cases despite being in the minority (via The New York Times).