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Tourists watch as television news crews report on decisions handed down on the last day of the term at the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington June 29, 2015 (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst).

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What we’ve learned from Brookings experts about the recent SCOTUS decisions

July 2, 2015, Alison Burke

June 2015 was a busy month for the U.S. Supreme Court: from gay rights to congressional redistricting, the highest court in the land handed down historic decisions that will change the course of the nation—and the conversations that 2016 presidential contenders are having about it. 

Here’s what Brookings experts have told us so far about these landmark cases.