Oct 20, 2022 - Politics & Policy
The Supreme Court's lonely left
Why it matters: After overturning Roe in June, the court is poised to continue pushing American law to the right this term on issues of race, voting and the environment.
Between the lines: Brett Kavanaugh remains the court's "median justice."
- That doesn't mean he's a swing vote, or ideologically moderate. It means the court is so conservative that its center is pretty far to the right — and likely to stay that way for a long time.