John G. Roberts: The conservative, yet apolitical and consensus-building Chief Justice

Aug 28, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

(Editor’s note: Over the next nine weeks, we’ll be profiling each of the sitting Supreme Court justices currently on the bench.) Our final Supreme

Antonin Scalia: An originalist with a colorful personality

Aug 21, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

(Editor’s note: Over the next nine weeks, we’ll be profiling each of the sitting Supreme Court justices currently on the bench.) Last

Anthony Kennedy: Figuring out the Supreme Court’s swing vote

Aug 14, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

Although conservative, Anthony Kennedy does not use any kind of comprehensive ideology to guide his opinions, instead looking at issues on a case-by-case basis.

Clarence Thomas: Deeply conservative, yet uniquely so

Aug 7, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

Clarence Thomas has a unique originalism that at once makes him the most conservative member of the Supreme Court, but also finds him joining with liberals on many issues.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The methodical feminist

Jul 31, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was quite an accomplished litigator before joining the Court, taking many cases with a strong gender equality bent that ended up before the Supreme Court itself.

Stephen Breyer: The democratically-minded jurist

Jul 24, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

Although pegged as a reliable liberal, Justice Stephen Breyer follows a more complex ideology that defies such a simple label as “liberal.”

Samuel Alito: With rare (but interesting) exception, the most reliably conservative member of today’s Court

Jul 17, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

Samuel Alito has turned out to be one of the most reliably conservative justices on the Supreme Court, with some rare, but noteworthy, exceptions.

Sonia Sotomayor: Liberal, yet unpredictable…with one exception

Jul 10, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

Although she only has been on the Court for a year longer than Justice Kagan, Justice Sotomayor has given us a lot more to work with to figure out her judicial views.

Elena Kagan: Getting to know the newest member of the Supreme Court

Jul 8, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

Over the next nine weeks, we’ll be profiling each of the sitting justices on the current Supreme Court, in reverse order of seniority. First up: Elena Kagan.