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Posted at Alternet.org on Oct. 7, 2019

From Nixon to Trump: Here’s how ideologues and partisans seized the Court

After Brown v. Board and its subsequent supporting decisions in the 1950s, and Roe v. Wade in 1973, Republicans concluded that they needed to curb—or seize—the power of the Court. The easiest way to do that would be to have as many Republican presidents in the White House as possible, as each could potentially nominate new conservative justices to the Court.

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