Obama victories at Supreme Court were lowest since Zachary TaylorBreaking News
tags: Supreme Court, Obama legacy
But, over hundreds of cases in eight years, his reception at the court, on the whole, was chilly.
“Barack Obama’s win rate before the Supreme Court is extremely low, lower than any president of this century,” said Eric Posner, a law professor at the University of Chicago and an author of a new study on the subject.
On average, presidents win in the Supreme Court about two-thirds of the time. The Obama administration won just 50.5 percent of its cases. That record, the study said, “may be the worst since the Zachary Taylor administration,” which began in 1849.
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