US Supreme Court’s most controversial rulings

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People walk down the stairs of the Supreme Court in Washington on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, mapped out strategy with Republican leaders Tuesday, launching a fierce confirmation battle that could remake the court for decades and roil the midterm elections in the meantime. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

At the end of June, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on a number of controversial cases, including cases on unions, Planned Parenthood and, most controversially, the travel ban of U.S. President Donald Trump.

But the highest court in the United States has had a long history of issuing divisive rulings, which have changed the trajectory for millions of Americans.

CGTN spoke with Mari Rockenstein, a professor at California State University Channel Islands, about four of the most controversial rulings.