The U.S. judiciary system establishes the Supreme Court as the highest judicial jurisdiction in the land. Supreme Court Justices are appointed for life. However, an increasing number of Americans think that this should not be the case. Chris Kahn had this really interesting information in Reuters. Here is an excerpt:
A majority of Americans want to end lifetime appointments for U.S. Supreme Court justices, according to an Ipsos poll for Reuters, though less than half are in favor of other efforts to reform the judiciary.
The national opinion poll, conducted on Thursday and Friday, found that 63% of adults supported term or age limits for Supreme Court justices. Another 22% said they opposed any limits and the rest did not express an opinion.
The poll also found that only 38% would support expanding the size of the court by adding four more justices. Another 42% said they would oppose doing so and the rest were unsure.
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