It was a U.S. Supreme Court term for the history books, with a final week that will be remembered for its powerful?and to some, contradictory?rulings on equality. The court made headlines with decisions on issues from gene patenting to drug-sniffing dogs. But the final week punctuated the storyline of the Roberts Court?a divided group of justices that takes on society's biggest issues without hesitation, even if the resulting opinions are sometimes fractious and fractured.
Supreme Court Ends Term On Fractious Note
The National Law Journal
July 2, 2013