SCOTUS Crosses Finish Line After Supremely Eventful Term

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The Supreme Court wrapped up its term after issuing decisions in July for the first time in more than two decades.

Chief Justice John Roberts continued to dominate the direction of the court he leads, authoring landmark opinions on presidential power in the cases over subpoenas for President Trump’s financial records.

He was also in the majority for two big cases handing victories to religious employers seeking to avoid compliance with discrimination laws and provide contraception coverage to their employees.

Hosts Kimberly Robinson and Jordan Rubin in the latest episode of Cases and Controversies break down the final week of the term, which also included a consequential ruling about American Indian land in Oklahoma.

They also discuss Supreme Court retirement and health care news—but not the kind court watchers were bracing for.

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