A Supreme Court in disarray

New York Times: “Her reputation was on the decline even before her extraordinary breach of her confidentiality rules, with much of the nation persuaded that she was little different from the political branches of government. The internal disorder that the leak suggests, completely at odds with the decorum appreciated by Chief Justice John Roberts, has been a severe blow to the legitimacy of the court. “

“Even the relations between the judges, on the evidence of interrogations on subjects and statements of opinions, have become bristly and cold …”

“The fact of the leak cannot be separated from its substance. Only an extraordinary move such as the elimination of a constitutional right in force for half a century could transform the court into an institution like the others in Washington, where rival facts reveal secrets in the hope of taking advantage of them ».

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