Should Supreme Court Justices decisions be subject to be overturned
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For example, Franklin D. Roosevelt's attempted to stack the Supreme Courts with his justices so as to assure rulings in his favor when he was in office. But since Supreme Court justices are subject to the same human fragilities and personal political prejudices their decisions need to be reviewed and overturned when those decisions are determined to be faulty that they handed down since those decisions effect the lives of all citizens.
England once thought it expedient to have a government body which could overturned the courts decisions, "Judicature Act of 1873 "....in England, the act of Parliament that created the Supreme Court of Judicature ( q.v.) and also, inter alia, enhanced the role of the House of Lords to act as a court of appeal....."Should America put in place the same ability that England once thought proper and expedient to do.
"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely....Lord Action
The Supreme Court Justices are the determiners of what laws America's citizens live under, Justices having their Jobs for life grants then too much power for human being to hold over other human beings.
" I found that, Throughout the history of the Constitution,....only.... 27 changes have been made through the Amendment process. Amendments are not easy to pass...."
U.S. Constitution Online
Liberal Supreme Court Justices have been able to find through their reading into the constitution, rights that weren't originally written in the constitution by the authors.
The fact that the constitution has proven so hard to amend enforces the point that Supreme Court Justices with life- time appointments, are the final arbitrators of what is constitutional and what isn't without any concern for their positions.
I wrote in one of my posts,"There's a Intellectual elite group in this country that are set apart and unique from all other human beings. What sets this elite group apart, its this groups unique job security which defers upon them the ability to be more authoritarian granting them an absolute power over society since they have no fear of losing their positions...."If these Supreme Court justices didn't hold life-time positions needed amendments to the constitution might have been easier to have passed and the Supreme Court Justices wouldn't feel so free with their liberal interpretations of the constitution.
Since their word on what is constitutional and what isn't, and since these Supreme Court justices are subject to the same prejudices and political bias that all other humans are subject to, their decisions should be reviewed by another body and subject to repeal by that body.
Let's not tinker with something so important.
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