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Should Supreme Court justices be flying controversial flags above their homes?

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The New York Times reported on Wednesday that a provocative flag was photographed on display above Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr.’s New Jersey home last summer, two years after a different flag was seen above his Virginia home. 

While each flag has its own iconographic history — both are most recently associated with the “Stop the Steal” movement and the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. 

Constitutional scholars at Northeastern University say the flag-flying is a clear ethical violation at a moment when the court is facing what many observers say is a crisis of legitimacy.

Read more at Northeastern Global News

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