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Americans Like the Supreme Court More, But Still Not That Much

Jan. 25, 2023, 11:37 AM

Public perception of the US Supreme Court has crept back up since bottoming out last year when the court eliminated constitutional abortion rights, according to a new Marquette Law School poll.

The poll found that 47% of people approved of the court, up from 38% just after the June 24 Dobbs v. Jackson ruling, but still well below the 66% approval mark in September 2020. The survey showed a deep partisan divide, with 67% of Republicans approving and only 35% of Democrats.

It was among Democrats that support rose the most, up from 15% in July.

The survey offered ...