It looked like the makings of a perfect storm of animosity in the last week of the Supreme Court's current term, before it wrapped up for the summer recess Thursday.
From the drama of deciding hot-button cases to election-year politics and memories of how the last term ended so bitterly a year ago, many wondered whether the justices were privately at each other's throats.
It didn't happen. The court remains divided along ideological lines, but a comfort level in the Roberts Court seems to have kept the animosity at bay, at least for now. Read full article »