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Fri Jul 29, 2022, 12:26 PM

How the Founders Intended to Check the Supreme Court's Power - Joshua Zeitz American Historian

https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2022/07/03/dont-expand-the-supreme-court-shrink-it-00043863

'The men who gathered in Philadelphia largely agreed that courts would serve as arbiters of what was and was not constitutional...But they did not intend this power to be unchecked or unlimited.

'Justice Felix Frankfurter...noted that “Congress need not give this Court any appellate power; it may withdraw appellate jurisdiction once conferred and it may do so even while a case is sub judice.” Chief Justice Warren Burger...agreed, writing that Congress could pass simple legislation “limiting or prohibiting judicial review of its directives.”

...Congress could very easily pass legislation denying the Supreme Court jurisdiction over a new voting rights act, a law codifying the right to privacy (including abortion rights), and other popular measures...Congress and the president could go further, reducing the court to a shell of its former self, leaving it to adjudicate minor matters of little significance. Of course, with the filibuster in place, this outcome is about as likely as a bill expanding the court’s membership, which is to say, very unlikely...Ultimately, it is the responsibility and prerogative of the executive and legislative branches to encourage greater restraint and humility on the part of the judiciary.



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Fri Jul 29, 2022, 12:43 PM

1. Not for judicial review

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Fri Jul 29, 2022, 01:19 PM

2. So what we need to do is dump the republicans in Congress, at all levels, and elect democrats.

republicans and the current five rogue supreme court members need to be tossed out w/ the trash. No more need to try and talk w/ the republicans or the supreme court, they proven that they are not interested in talking w/ us.

Time for talk is over w/.

I'm tired of being dumped on by these thugs and I'm sure a lot of you are too.

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