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SCOTUS and the right side of history | Jennifer Taylor

Wednesday, July 04, 2018 @ 8:38 AM | By Jennifer Taylor

The last page of Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s dissent in Trump v. Hawaii is now hanging on my office door. It’s a reminder of two things: First, court decisions are not always right (the majority in Trump v. Hawaii upheld the president’s so-called travel ban, a proclamation imposing “entry restrictions” on, and effectively banning travellers from, several mostly Muslim-majority countries).

Second, and importantly, even when the law seems like a tool for darkness, there are voices like Justice Sotomayor’s that still shine through.

These are essential reminders...