TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Oct 16, 2015

A new DRI poll shows that a large majority of Americans oppose legislative or executive interference intended to influence the decisions of the courts. The study found that the opposition is bipartisan and diverse with opposition consistent across more than 10 demographic categories. The study found that a majority of Americans oppose any attempt to reduce court funding, limit the court’s ability to rule on certain issues or remove judges due to unhappiness over decisions. The fourth annual National Poll on the Civil Justice System is based on national, random-sample telephone interviews of 1,006 adults.