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A new law targeting Poland’s Supreme Court will come into effect on Tuesday, forcing around 40 percent of the country’s 72 Supreme Court Justices into early retirement. Critics say the new law, which lowered the obligatory retirement age of the country’s Supreme Court judges to 65, is another attempt by the ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS) to consolidate power. … [Read more...] about Protests in Poland As Warsaw Forces Supreme Court Justices Into Early Retirement
52 percent of voters overall were unable to name one High Court justice. 48 percent of voters overall said they could or correctly named a justice. 59 percent of voters identifying as conservatives could not name a justice. 57 percent of voters identifying as liberals correctly named a justice. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the most recognizable justice; she was correctly identified by 25 percent of voters, according to the survey. … [Read more...] about Poll: 52 Percent Can’t Name a Single Supreme Court Justice
Well, with Maine Sen. Susan Collins and West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin’s statements Friday that they will vote yes, his confirmation looks all but assured. But assuming Democrats decide to put their money where Kavanaugh critics’ mouths are, how likely is it that impeachment will happen? … [Read more...] about Has a Supreme Court Justice Ever Been Impeached?
This decade has seen more extreme gerrymandering, particularly in battleground states such as Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and North Carolina. Republicans won sweeping victories in the 2010 midterm elections, and they used their power to redraw election maps so as to maintain control of the House of Representatives. Ohio, for example, has 12 Republicans and four Democrats in the House. North Carolina has a 10 Republicans and three Democrats. A three-judge federal court struck down North Carolina’s map as unconstitutional, but the Supreme Court in January put that decision on hold. … [Read more...] about Supreme Court justices troubled by partisan gerrymandering, but unsure how to control it