– After a series of controversial judgments: How right is the Supreme Court?
The US Supreme Court has yet again made a controversial decision. But how conservative is the highest panel of judges really? Interim presence on the latest edition of the USA podcast “Is Everything Clear, America?”.
6 to 3: Conservatives hold this majority on the United States Supreme Court in Washington. With this decision, the court that struck down the right to abortion a year ago has made one of the most controversial decisions of the past few days. Among other things, it has now banned the promotion of minorities, a so-called affirmative action implemented by American universities.
The justices found that taking applicants’ skin color into account violated the U.S. Constitution — a decades-old practice that favored African Americans and Latinos.
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What does this judgment mean? How can we understand that the same conservative-leaning court ruled in favor of disadvantaged minorities in two other cases? For example, it enforced that state legislatures in Alabama and North Carolina could not discriminate against African American voters when redrawing their districts. How perfect is the court really? How often do conservative justices vote against liberal justices? And which judges were the best? “Bund” Editor-in-Chief Isabelle Jacoby and American Correspondent Fabian Fellman looked at the headlines and asked, “All’s clear, America?” In the current episode, they discuss the background of the most recent judgments of the Supreme Court. , the «Tages-Answer» USA podcast produced by Mirza Kabatuler.