Ginsburg Warned Court Packing Was a “Bad Idea” — Here’s Why

The Courtroom of the Supreme Court showing Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Bench Chair in black following her death.
The Courtroom of the Supreme Court showing Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Bench Chair and the Bench in front of her seat draped in black following her death on September 18th, 2020. Credit: Photograph by Fred Schilling, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States.

You know there is something profoundly wrong with the Supreme Court appointment process when the dying wish of an 87-year-old Supreme Court Justice is “not to be replaced until a new president is installed.

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J.C. Peters

J.C. Peters

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Author of History That Changed the World (Odyssea Publishing, 2017). Published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, on CNBC, The Hill, Quartz, and other media.