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Supreme Court Term Wraps With Some Strong Language09:59
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The flag flies in the wind in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 22, 2015. (Susan Walsh/AP)
The flag flies in the wind in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 22, 2015. (Susan Walsh/AP)
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The Supreme Court finished its term at the beginning of this week, marking several historic and contentious legal decisions, including deciding for a constitutional right to same-sex marriage.

Sometimes when you are in the heat of the moment, major news from the Supreme Court can seem even more grandiose than reality. But this time, the historic nature of the decisions - and the strong feelings on both sides - may be justified.

NPR's legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg discusses the term with Here & Now's Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson.

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This segment aired on July 2, 2015.

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