Although sharply divided Supreme Court rulings may provide countless hours of enjoyment for Court watchers, commentator Howard J. Bashman notes that they don't offer the same promise of legal stability provided by nearly unanimous decisions. In the wake of some noteworthy close cases, appellate litigator Bashman takes a look at Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.'s search for less fractured rulings.
The Chief Justice's Quest for Less Fractured Supreme Court Rulings
Special to Law.com
February 20, 2007