As the final weeks of the Supreme Court term unfold, legal observers are intensely sifting the tea leaves for evidence of the Roberts Court's direction. In keeping with tradition, the final month has begun with some of the most difficult and significant cases of the term yet to be decided -- including the most important separation-of-powers question in recent years. These cases, some say, will be a true test of the hallmarks of the Court's jurisprudence under its new chief justice: consensus and restraint.
June May Be Test for Roberts Court
The National Law Journal
June 8, 2006