Our colleague Stuart Gerson of Epstein Becker Green has a new post on SCOTUS Today that will be of interest to our readers: “Unanimity on Criminal Cases as We Wait for More Divisive Matters.”

The following is an excerpt:

Not surprisingly, as the Court’s term moves nearer to its end, we still are awaiting decisions in several controversial areas that are likely to produce divided results. Meanwhile, unanimity prevails, though the cases in which it is reflected are unlikely to foreshadow the results in other matters, except to the extent that I think all of them will devolve from literal, textual approaches on both the left and the right.

This morning’s two decisions were easy ones for the Court, and they follow the text-governing pattern that I have discussed over the last few weeks.

Click here to read the full post and more on SCOTUS Today.