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Although a judge's nominating party influences only so much, he said, appointees don't always turn out as presidents plan, and judges tend to have "idiosyncrasies" that emphasize certain rights or other aspects of jurisprudence.
"I don't think there's any question that ideology influences decisions on the less-technical and more-political of legal decisions," said Evan Lee, a professor at the University of California Hastings College of Law, citing Obamacare and abortion cases as examples.