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Oh My: Did Roberts Switch Sides at the Last Minute?

Al341 Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 5:49 PM
He was a CALIFORNIA Republican; not a conservative ...

If these early strands of legal detective work are correct, the revelation they've uncovered pours mounds of salt into the wound:
 

Scalia’s dissent, at least on first quick perusal, reads like it was originally written as a majority opinion http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/2012/06/evidence-that-the-votes-shifted-after-conference-initial-vote-to-declare-mandate-unconstitutional.html (in particular, he consistently refers to Justice Ginsburg’s opinion as “The Dissent”). Back in May, there were rumors floating around relevant legal circles that a key vote was taking place, and that Roberts was feeling tremendous pressure from unidentified circles to vote to uphold the...