TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Dec 4, 2014

Fix the Court executive director Gabe Roth calls for reforms that would make the U. S. Supreme Court more transparent and accountable in an opinion piece published this week by the Los Angeles Times. Fix the Court is a non-partisan group that was recently launched to promote Supreme Court reform. “In spite of [the Court’s] vast power, the justices have little accountability,” writes Roth. “Not only do they decide for themselves when to recuse themselves from cases in which they have conflicts; they also aren't bound to a code of ethics the way the rest of [the] federal judiciary is.” The Brennan Center for Justice has more.