Which justice was the closest to Justice Kennedy?
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Jonathan has a nice post on the end of the "Kennedy Court." Just as Justice Kennedy replaced Justice O'Connor as the "swing" justice, it seems reasonable to anticipate that Chief Justice Roberts will be replacing Justice Kennedy as the new swing vote--a role he's likely to be pretty happy with. If it's true that whoever is the swing justice tends to have the most power and influence, then this change could truly mark the beginning of a genuine "Roberts Court."

However, before everyone spins...

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