Key Supreme Court Decisions Coming in 2016

one-person-one-voteExpected rulings on affirmative action, abortion and ‘one person, one vote,’ among others, will remind voters of the power of judicial appointments

By Jess Bravin | The Wall Street Journal

The Supreme Court is poised to deliver a midyear jolt, with rulings expected by June on issues that cut along partisan lines. The decisions are sure to remind voters that one of the next president’s greatest powers will be federal judicial appointments.

Four of the nine justices are in their 70s or 80s: Antonin Scalia on the right, Ruth Bader Ginsburgon the left, more centrist liberal Stephen Breyer and maverick conservative Anthony Kennedy, who has cast the deciding vote in most pivotal cases. The court is so sharply divided that even one appointment could tilt it significantly. Here are four major cases on its docket.

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