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Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Jul 6, 2012

Attention is still focused on last week's decision and aftermath of the Affordable Care Act, but the Supreme Court delivered 64 other opinions this term — fewer than they have decided in any of the past 20 years. Bill Moyers Journal links to varied analyses of five other key decisions that have not gotten as much press as health care. National Public Radio's Nina Totenberg also looks into the end of the term, including the startling leak about the health care decision, other notable cases, and if this signals a shift in the court's idealogy. "You can't take one term in isolation," Tom Goldstein, publisher of SCOTUSblog, told NPR. "The arc of the law is solidly on the right. ... Anyone who thinks that John Roberts has now come out of the closet as his true liberal self is severely misguided. We have a track record here. He's a solidly conservative justice."