‘Little Guys’ Won Big At Supreme Court This Year

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Publish Date:
July 4, 2017
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  • Wolf, Richard
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USA Today
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One of the toughest criticisms leveled against Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch during his confirmation hearings in March was that he frequently ruled against the “little guy.”

Not so the Supreme Court — at least, not so much this year.

“They were most solicitous to cases that looked like they’d be easy ones to agree on —cases where the lower court was quite probably wrong,” said Jeffrey Fisher, a Stanford law professor who argued four cases during the term.

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