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

Now more than ever we need the Democrats to be the adults in the room.

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 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.

Why court-packing is such a terrible idea

How court-packing would likely play out

So, how do we make the Court less political?

Term limits

Do term limits require constitutional amendment?

How to move forward

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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.

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