The case for and against expansion of the Supreme Court
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTS
- Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed as a Supreme Court justice by the Senate on Oct 26. With her appointment, the Supreme Court now tilts conservative with a 6-3 majority of justices.
- The size of the Supreme Court is not protected by the constitution - there have been seven changes in U.S. history.
- Calls for Supreme Court reform include justice term limits, bipartisan selection committees, and ...