US Politics in Trump era Public date: 14.11.2019 12:15:01

5 Oct 2016

Republican Obstruction Is Undermining The Supreme Court, Enough Is Enough

This week, the Supreme Court returns to work. The Justices will hear  important cases on issues ranging from the separation of church and  state to intellectual property to Congressional redistricting to the death penalty. Many of the cases address questions that are fundamental to our democracy: the right to vote, for instance, or what constitutes U.S. citizenship. Yet – regardless of the stakes – Republicans in Congress have forced the Court to weigh these pivotal issues one Justice short of the Court’s full panel of nine.
This week, the Supreme Court returns to work. The Justices will hear  important cases on issues ranging from the...

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