Analysis: John Roberts doesn’t want to hear any dissent about his Supreme Court

July 02, 2023

Washington CNN —Chief Justice John Roberts may not be able to control the Supreme Court’s current public image and his colleagues’ off-bench behavior. The court majority, Kagan declared, “makes itself the decisionmaker on, of all things, federal student-loan policy. Since the January release of the inconclusive leak report from the court, Roberts has seen public and congressional pressure on a separate front. Joined by a fellow conservative and the three liberal justices, Roberts wrote an opinion affirming a lower court decision that Alabama violated the VRA. In his opinion, Roberts insisted that “state courts retain the authority to apply state constitutional restraints when legislatures” set election rules.