The debate on term limits for Supreme Court Justices remains topical. This article by Michael Hiltzik is published by Los Angeles Times. It answers the question on why term limits are needed for Supreme Court Justices. Here is an excerpt:
The Supreme Court’s now-confirmed intention of overturning the half-century-old protection for abortion rights in Roe vs. Wade is energizing the debate over how to rein in the court’s extreme conservative slant.
Expanding the court beyond its current complement of nine justices has long been the most widely discussed option.
Another idea may be gaining traction, however: eliminating the justices’ right to lifetime appointment by imposing a term limit. This option, which has been discussed for decades, received its most recent airing in March at a roundtable among law professors sponsored by Sanford Levinson of the University of Texas School of Law.
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