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Another Unanimous Ruling


According to wire reports, the Supreme Court has unanimously (8-0, with Alito not participating) rejected First Amendment challenges to the Solomon Amendment, which requires that universities, as a condition of accepting federal funds, permit military recruitment on campus.

The emerging story of this Supreme Court term would appear to be how many supposedly controversial cases have yielded unanimous opinions. A honeymoon for Chief Justice Roberts? A testament to his leadership? Or something else?


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