The US Supreme Court: Source of or Barrier to Polarization?

  • Sebastian Dregger


After defining ‘polarization’ in relation to the Supreme Court as institution, the study conducts a comparative analysis presenting evidence against as well as for polarization in the Court. The chapter argues that the Court is more of a barrier to than a source of polarization in the current American political arena.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sebastian Dregger
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  1. 1.Catholic University of Eichstaett-IngolstadtBerlinGermany

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