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Stuart G

(38,549 posts)
2. I am also guessing no...for the same reason as reply number 1...from... yonder..above..
Sat Oct 9, 2021, 05:24 PM
Oct 2021

It is up to the Supreme Court to decide, not someone else...Also, Of course...............................


...............The President can ask, the Court doesn't have to follow anything the President asks.."separation of powers"

malaise

(270,953 posts)
4. Glad you asked this
Sat Oct 9, 2021, 05:33 PM
Oct 2021

All day I've been wondering how courts step in so quickly when they like (as in Texas) but take forever to defend democracy

bluestarone

(17,406 posts)
6. Yea i also feel that some court decisions are FAST. BUT
Sat Oct 9, 2021, 05:55 PM
Oct 2021

Others just DRAG on and on. It's very discouraging when this happens. I'm thinking that IF they DID rule for DUMB ASS texas law then it's really time to ADD more judges!

totodeinhere

(13,059 posts)
7. I know it is not supposed to be this way, but it seems to me that it has a lot to do with who
Sat Oct 9, 2021, 05:59 PM
Oct 2021

nominated the judges involved. I have not seen a breakdown but I am guessing that a majority of these judges who allowed the Texas abortion law to go back into effect were Trump nominees. Judge Robert Pitman who suspended the law is an Obama nominee.

malaise

(270,953 posts)
11. Yes the majority of judges on that circuit were nominated by the Slobfather
Sat Oct 9, 2021, 06:09 PM
Oct 2021

It should not be this way - this is partisan farce not constitutional government

onenote

(43,319 posts)
16. Are you suggesting that circuit court membership should be evenly divided between parties?
Sun Oct 10, 2021, 11:43 AM
Oct 2021

That Biden should have to appoint only Republicans to the Ninth Circuit until there are as many Repubs on that court as Democrats?

Response to totodeinhere (Reply #7)

Ocelot II

(116,670 posts)
5. No. TFG tried that and failed. There are processes that have to be followed
Sat Oct 9, 2021, 05:51 PM
Oct 2021

and you don't get to bypass them because you're the president.

unblock

(52,902 posts)
8. The Supreme Court can and does move quickly when they want to
Sat Oct 9, 2021, 05:59 PM
Oct 2021

Consider how quickly they jumped in and handed the oval office to shrub after in 2000.

But it's the court that deciders when and if they move quickly.

onenote

(43,319 posts)
14. Yep. Fo example, they rejected the challenge to the 2020 election in a matter of days.
Sat Oct 9, 2021, 06:42 PM
Oct 2021

Texas filed on December 8. The case was over on December 11.

The Court moves ultra fast when there is a compelling reason to do so.

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