Kennedy and Gay Marriage

http://www.politico.com/magazine/politico50/2015/anthony-kennedy

A short but useful piece highlighting Kennedy’s role as swing justice on the court, his recent ruling in the Obergefell v Hodges case, and his history of voting on gay rights in the USA. A useful piece for students considering the ideology of justices and whether they can be relied upon to always vote one way. Also important as it references that he was a Reagan appointee and supposed to be more conservative than perhaps he has turned out, showing that justices do not always vote how a president hopes they might, especially important as they are likely to outlive them, politically at least.

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