Bloomberg Law
Oct. 26, 2020, 8:34 PM

Biden Rules Out Term Limits for Supreme Court Justices

Jennifer Epstein
Jennifer Epstein
Bloomberg News

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Monday ruled out considering term limits for Supreme Court justices, an idea suggested by some who want to see changes to the high court.

“It’s a lifetime appointment. I’m not going to attempt to change that at all,” Biden told reporters in Chester, Pennsylvania.

Joe Biden speaks in Chester, Pennsylvania, on Oct. 26.
Photographer: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

Biden said last week that, if elected, he would launch a 180-day study of potential changes to the court. But his comments Monday appeared to cross one option off the list. Progressives have been aggressively urging Biden to agree to add more justices to the court and some scholars ...

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