The Supreme Court has increasingly been seen with more distrust, with more and more Americans now favor term limits for its justices.
Term Limits articles on Democracy Chronicles
This section is concerned with term limits, legal restrictions that limit the number of terms an officeholder may serve in a particular elected office. Also see our section on American democracy or our articles on nepotism and corruption in the United States.
A recent AP and NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll suggests that 67% of Americans support Supreme Court term limits.
Following the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade most Americans want a reform of the Supreme Court with the adoption of term limits.
The Supreme Court wants to strike down abortion rights. This energizes the debate on how to cut down on its conservative slant.
The Supreme Court may not grant certiorari unless Tennessee can find four justices…; even then, it still takes five votes to win.
The Israeli Prime Minister has no term limits. This could change as the country’s parliament debates whether they should be imposed.
One of the proposals of the recent report by the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court is the introduction of term limits for justices.
There is one potential change that Democrats and Republicans say they might support: the implementation term limits for judges.
Vermont, which does not have term limits, has a long history of sticking with its governors for as long as they choose to stay in office.
African Presidents give spurious reasons for wanting third terms. But the lack of term limits in Africa weakens the continent’s democracy.