The Difference Between Liberal Justices and Conservative Justices

Both kinds of justices take into account whether they're sympathetic to the plaintiff, not just what the Constitution demands. But a new study shows "in-group bias" much more in evidence among the conservatives.

by

Limited Time! A Matching Gift Doubles Your Donation

A very generous supporter has offered to MATCH every donation between now and the end of March.

PLEASE ACT NOW TO HELP US MEET OUR GOAL

When you support the The American Prospect, your dollars go directly to our mission to cover concentrated corporate power, the financial industry, the labor movement, immigration, infrastructure, foreign policy, the disaster of neoliberalism, the climate crisis, and now, a global pandemic. If it matters in progressive politics, the Prospect is — and will be — on top of it. But only with your help.

Click here to choose your plan today. We can't do it without you.