Supreme Court shifts in power

February 19, 2016

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The Upshot has been doing a good bit on the Supreme Court dynamics after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. In their latest, Alicia Parlapiano and Margo Sanger-Katz look at major shifts over the decades from more conservative to more liberal and vice versa.

The shifts are based on Martin-Quinn scores, which take past court decisions into account. You can grab the data here.