Bloomberg Law
July 19, 2021, 9:47 PM

U.S. Supreme Court Advocates Hesitant to Force Change on Justices

Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson
Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson

A group of Supreme Court practitioners urged the presidential commission considering changes to the makeup and practice of the high court to defer to the justices on questions of changing its operations or procedures.

Having collectively argued more than 400 cases before the justices and headed by Mayer Brown’s Kenneth Geller and Latham & Watkins’ Maureen Mahoney, the group signaled opposition to the sort of dramatic changes sought by progressives. Although, a majority of the panel did agree that a constitutional amendment to impose term limits is worth thinking about.

The advocates “are firmly united in our respect for ...

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