Now that their season is over, law professor Brian Fitzpatrick wrote an opinion piece appearing in the L.A. Times concerning the fact that during their last term the right-of-center Supreme Court had reversed or vacated the left-of-center Ninth Circuit 19 times out of the 22 cases it reviewed, and concluded that the appeals court might not have been doing a very good job.

Brian Fitzpatrick

Then former law clerk Julia Campins weighed in with a letter to the paper about what she calls "bully jurisprudence".  She pointed out that the Supreme Court isn’t last because it is right, but is right because it is last.

her letter

For me, that put everything in its proper place.