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The U.S. Supreme Court's Low Favorability Rating

Posted By Vikram Amar, May 11, 2012

Last week, the Pew Research Center released results of new polling data showing the percentage of adult Americans who hold a favorable view of the Supreme Court (52%) is at a 25-year low.


In this column on Justia (and cross-posted to our Faculty Blog), I drill into the numbers a bit more deeply, and offer some speculative explanations for the diminishing public assessment of the Court.