Thursday round-up

Coverage of and commentary on the Court continue to focus on the just-ended Term as a whole.  In the Supreme Court Brief (subscription required), Tony Mauro reports on a study suggesting that the Term as a whole was a “mixed” one for business, while in her column for The New York Times, Linda Greenhouse contends that, “[a]s a mirage in the morning light, the ‘liberal Roberts court’ narrative is now fading.”  Steven Mazie makes a similar observation at The Economist’s Democracy in America blog; he argues that, if “come next spring, affirmative-action admissions policies are found to contravene the 14th Amendment’s equal-protection guarantee, or mandatory union dues are struck down as a violation of free speech, it will be the liberals’ turn to decry the court’s judicial activism while conservatives nod solemnly and announce that the Constitution

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