The Sharpest Dissents From The Supreme Court Term

By Cara Bayles (July 1, 2022, 5:18 PM EDT) — Most of this term’s U.S. Supreme Court dissents came from its left-leaning justices, who accused the conservative majority of voting politically, flouting decades of precedent and harming the legitimacy of the court itself.

Some of the most heated dissents came as the court threw out long-standing rights to abortion, immigration review and civil remedies against law enforcement, even as it broadened the scope of others, like gun rights and free speech.

“This term the court changed the nature of rights,” said Tara Grove, a chair in law at the University of Texas School of Law. “This is the first term I’ve…

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