Supreme Court Justices Become Less Impartial And More Ideological When Casting the Swing Vote by Frank Elavsky

New research shows that Supreme Court justices are more likely to vote in line with their ideology when casting a pivotal vote. The findings raise serious questions about the neutrality of the judicial branch if, indeed, justices are acting less like impartial umpires and more as wannabe policymakers. Our infographic shows how 36 justices' votes changed when those votes were pivotal.