United States Supreme Court Justices may not be as biased and partisan as some people believe. An objective mathematical analysis performed outside the legal field found that the court handed down decisions on a split 5-4 vote on only 9.6% of the cases since August 1994. In fact, most of the decisions issued by the Supreme Court featured unanimous votes by justices.
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