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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Do Supreme Court Justices Serve For Life?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Do Supreme Court Justices Serve For Life?

While most political officials serve for a defined period of time, U.S. Supreme Court Justices serve for life (which can span more than 3 decades nowadays). Potentially, justices appointed in the 21st century could sit on the Supreme Court for an average total of 35 years, thanks to longer lifespans, as compared to the average…Read More