Is it constitutional to ‘pack’ the supreme court with more justices? | Just The FAQs

Is it constitutional to 'pack' the supreme court with more justices? | Just The FAQs 1

 

The Supreme Court didn't always have nine justices, in fact, it had more. But what changed and made nine the number that stuck?
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WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said he's "not a fan" of expanding the size of the Supreme Court, giving his clearest position on the matter since the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last month.

Biden made the remarks during an interview Monday with WKRC-TV in Cincinnati as the Senate conducts hearings this week with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.

"I'm not a fan of court packing but I don't want to get off on that whole issue," Biden said. "I want to keep focused. The president would love nothing better than to fight about whether or not I would, in fact, pack the court or not pack the court.”

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15 Comments on "Is it constitutional to ‘pack’ the supreme court with more justices? | Just The FAQs"

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  3. Coal Dust XIII | October 21, 2020 at 9:19 AM | Reply

    Not unconstitutional, but highly unethical. However, we can set it to 9 members with extra language to explain what their role is.

  4. Reggie Brigham | October 21, 2020 at 9:27 AM | Reply

    Pack the Court Pack it 💪😏 Biden 2020

  5. Leave the court at 9 justice’s

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  7. There should be 12 Associate Justices, like a regular jury, plus the Chief Justice to break any ties.

  8. Bryan Koerselman | October 21, 2020 at 9:52 AM | Reply

    So we expanded the court as our country expanded. Makes sense. Why do democrats want to expand it now?

  9. I’m going to get a Big Mac y’all want sum??? | October 21, 2020 at 9:56 AM | Reply

    This is wack

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  11. Frederic Adams | October 21, 2020 at 10:37 AM | Reply

    Anyone else spend the whole video trying to wipe their screen…😠😠😠 why would you use dirt as your top layer?

  12. Fyi, no it is not legal

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