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The Trap In The Supreme Court's 'Narrow' Decisions

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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2010 file photo, Chief Justice John G. Roberts is seen during the group portrait at the Supreme Court Building in Washington. An apparent misunderstanding about President Barack Obama's health care overhaul could cloud Supreme Court deliberations on its fate, leaving the impression that the law's insurance requirement is more onerous than it actually is. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File) | ASSOCIATED PRESS

The Supreme Court concluded its term today with a pair of decisions widely described as “narrow”—that is, of limited application except to the parties in the lawsuits. Don’t believe it.

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