The Supreme Court’s 2014-2015 Term: The Year the Administrative State Trembled

The opinions of the Supreme Court’s most recent term indicate that the court’s conservative justices are rethinking the scope and power of the administrative state.
The clash between Chief Justice Roberts’ opinion and that of the joint dissenters is best seen as a clash between two visions of judicial restraint, and two eras of the conservative legal movement.
Those who oppose judicial supremacy follow in the footsteps of Abraham Lincoln himself.