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Democrats to propose legislation expanding the Supreme Court

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Justice Stephen Breyer is warning Democrats against “packing” the Supreme Court as a way to undo the current conservative majority.

Breyer, the longest-serving of three Democrat-nominated justices, aired his views shortly before President Biden on Friday announced a 36-member commission to study the issue.

Breyer, 82, denounced the idea during a webcast lecture for Harvard Law School on Thursday, saying that it could undermine “the trust that the court has gradually built.”

“What I’m trying to do is to make those whose instincts may favor important structural change or other similar institutional changes such as forms of court packing to think long and hard before they embody those changes in law,” Breyer said.

It is going to undermine the trust. No term limits on SCOTUS either. Stop politicizing the damn courts. you are doing damage that can't be repaired.
 

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Packing the court would threaten the “rule of law and judicial independence.” He reasoned, “While the press tends to focus on the small handful of 5-4 decisions in high-profile cases, the justices more often find themselves in broad agreement on the most difficult legal issues of the day. And when there are disagreements, they are based on legitimate and reasonable differences of opinion about the law, not the justices’ personal policy preferences.

Plus, the Supreme Court is fiercely independent, undercutting a simplistic view of its partisan leanings. Of the 67 decisions in 2019, the four Democrat-appointed judges voted together 51 times and the five Republican-appointees 37 times. Only 7 cases had the expected political split.

The Supreme Court should not be subjected to the rank political machinations at the heart of court packing.
 

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Justice Stephen Breyer is warning Democrats against “packing” the Supreme Court as a way to undo the current conservative majority.

Breyer, the longest-serving of three Democrat-nominated justices, aired his views shortly before President Biden on Friday announced a 36-member commission to study the issue.

Breyer, 82, denounced the idea during a webcast lecture for Harvard Law School on Thursday, saying that it could undermine “the trust that the court has gradually built.”

“What I’m trying to do is to make those whose instincts may favor important structural change or other similar institutional changes such as forms of court packing to think long and hard before they embody those changes in law,” Breyer said.

It is going to undermine the trust. No term limits on SCOTUS either. Stop politicizing the damn courts. you are doing damage that can't be repaired.
Just let them hand down some overly broad and unpopular partisan decision overturning what has been considered settled law and it very well may happen.
 

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Here's a head scratcher for the judge, how is the Dems gonna pack the court without the votes to expand it in Congress?
 

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It is a study group, and it will most likely conclude some smaller adjustments; such as require the Senate to bring forth the President's nominee within the 30 days of nomination, taking away turtle's abuse of power; all records to be brought forth taking away the power of the Judicial Committee leader to cherry pick said records.
 

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Just let them hand down some overly broad and unpopular partisan decision overturning what has been considered settled law and it very well may happen.

The court will declare the power grab by the Reich to be unconstitutional, per Breyer. The question is how far the Nazi party is willing to go? Pelosi and her Nazi goons have already gone further than I ever imagined. Will the Nazi democrats dissolve the court and declare a dictatorship? A very strong likelihood that they will.
 
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It is a study group, and it will most likely conclude some smaller adjustments; such as require the Senate to bring forth the President's nominee within the 30 days of nomination, taking away turtle's abuse of power; all records to be brought forth taking away the power of the Judicial Committee leader to cherry pick said records.
It is being created specifically to explore the addition of other judges and term limits. Get a grip.
 

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I saw this a few minutes ago on Fox tv. What do you think?

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So...it must be true huh? :)
Wait, don't tell me, let me guess, Tucker?? :auiqs.jpg:
I think you are right about it being Tucker. I also think that Tucker believes it is true based on good sources, and I hope the Democrat Party loses this desperate desire to make Communism the law of the land instead of the Constitution. They see this as an opportunity to get rid of all American opponents since they see Americans displeased with the Border crisis, a President who forgets what he is saying midsentence, the minute he utters the phrase, "come on, man."
 

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Democrats want to pick 4 more anti Republican Supreme Court Justices. I saw this a few minutes ago on Fox tv. What do you think?

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FDR packed the court with lefty justices so he could get away with interning Americans in concentration camps and sending Jewish holocaust refugees back to Europe to be murdered.
 

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