In recent decades, the Supreme Court’s increasingly partisan confirmation hearings and controversial 5-4 split rulings have led some Americans to believe the court is too political and in need of reform. But the idea of expanding the number of justices, imposing term limits or making other major changes has sparked controversy, with critics saying the calls for reform only echo the deeply divided politics of the moment. This episode of CBSN Originals’ “Speaking Frankly” series examines whether the Supreme Court wields too much power in a highly politicized and divided America.
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