Any effective court reform should begin with enhancing democratic elements in our entire constitutional system.
The court, with a post-Trump 6-3 conservative majority, will consider abortion, gun rights and possibly affirmative action
Public trust in the U.S. Supreme Court is in steep decline yet the conservative majority appears poised to dismiss long-standing constitutional protections.
President Biden on Friday said he’s opposed to term limits for Supreme Court Justices, an idea the commission he appointed to overhaul the nation’s largest court said was worth exploring. When asked if he supported term limits for justices, Mr. Biden shot back, “No.” He didn’t elaborate further. The commission
Preliminary draft materials suggested that adding justices might be seen as a “partisan maneuver,” but said that an 18-year tenure merits “serious consideration.”
An apparent supporter of former president Donald Trump was arrested Tuesday after Capitol police used a flash-bang to extract him from a suspicious vehicle parked in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.
As described in an earlier blog post, Brad Edwards and I have filed a cert petition in the Supreme Court for one of Jeffrey Epstein's sex abuse victims: Courtney Wild. Our petition asks the Supreme Court to review the 11th Circuit's 7-4 en banc decision holding that the Crime Victims Rights Act (CVRA) does not extend any rights to crime victims until prosecutors formally file federal criminal charges. Yesterday, five powerful amicus briefs were filed in support our petition, adding additional...
Members of President Biden's Commission on the Supreme Court divided Friday over its draft report about how — or if — to pack the high court. The lengthy hearing was the fourth public meeting the group has held since it was formed by executive order in April. Some commissioners thought
The commission said the proposal of imposing term limits on Supreme Court justices had "the most widespread and bipartisan support."
Biden Supreme Court Commission Appears To Reject Court-Packing, Favor Term-Limits
A bipartisan commission on Thursday said there are “considerable” risks to expanding the number of justices on the Supreme Court, including the potential to undermine the high court’s legitimacy.
A 57% majority of Americans say the Supreme Court has gotten "too partisan" in a new Daily Kos/Civiqs poll released Wednesday, including 80% of Democrats, 52% of independents, and 34% of Republicans.