|Will these five Justices on the left rule for equal protection, |
with justice for all against the four of the right?
Update: Waiting ... see SCOTUSblog.com.
Americans with access to an Internet ought to check the site: SCOTUS blog.com at 8:00 A.M., Monday, June 3.
There, we can see what damage the Republicans on the Court might inflict upon minorities at disfavor with the Republican and Tea Parties.
Check at 8:00 A.M., Monday at Live blog of orders and opinions (sponsored by Bloomberg Law).
Racism and bigotry v. Civil Rights
The next several weeks (possible beginning this Monday) will see whether civil rights for minorities are protected in four major political cases.
SCOTUSblog.com (sponsored by Bloomberg Law) notes expected U.S. Supreme Court rulings include the following civil rights cases on voting rights, marriage equity and affirmative action.
- Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin - Affirmative action
- Shelby County v. Holder - Constitutionality of Section 5 of Voting Rights Act
- Hollingsworth v. Perry - California's definition of marriage and the Equal Protection Clause
- United States v. Windsor - Constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act
Sometimes justices vote and join an opinion with which she disagrees out a political motive.
The Court is expected to recess at the end of June or early July.