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Carr: Non-Traditional Alignment on the Supreme Court
Just a reminder that legal and policy issues sometimes (perhaps, oftentimes) transcend the odd and arbitrary boundaries of the American party system. For example, the division on the Supreme Court case of Carr v. U.S. [pdf]*:
Majority: Sotomayor, joined by Roberts, Stevens, Kennedy, and Breyer
Partial Concurrence: Scalia
Dissent: Alito, joined by Thomas and Ginsburg
*FYI, the case concerned SORNA (Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act).