Why Supreme Court Justices Serve For Life

  • Is The Supreme Court Biased? Watch: http://testu.be/1BuIvqO Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml A few U.S. Republican presidential candidates have expressed their desire to limit the life-long terms served by federal judges. So why do some judges serve for life? Learn More: The Unsinkable R.B.G. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/22/opinion/sunday/gail-collins-ruth-bader-ginsburg-has-no-interest-in-retiring.html “RUTH BADER GINSBURG isn’t planning on going anywhere any time soon.” Republican Presidential Candidates Are Rallying Around Term Limits For Judges http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/06/judicial-term-limits_n_6818938.html “Judicial term limits aren't the sexiest, most inspiring campaign issue of modern times.” Term Limits for the Supreme Court: Life Tenure Reconsidered http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=701121 “In June 2005, at the end of its October 2004 Term, the U.S. Supreme Court's nine members had served together for almost eleven years, longer than any other group of nine Justices in the nation's history.” Photo by Stephen Masker https://flic.kr/p/87xmzS CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ Watch More: The Bias of the Supreme Court https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8C0weq6CzqM Subscribe to TestTube Daily! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml _________________________ TestTube's new daily show is committed to answering the smart, inquisitive questions we have about life, society, politics and anything else happening in the news. It's a place where curiosity rules and together we'll get a clearer understanding of this crazy world we live in. Watch more TestTube: http://testtube.com/testtubedailyshow/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testtubenetwork TestTube on Twitter https://twitter.com/TestTube Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/TraceDominguez TestTube on Facebook https://facebook.com/testtubenetwork TestTube on Google+ http://gplus.to/TestTube Download the New TestTube iOS app! http://testu.be/1ndmmMq Special thanks to Evan Puschak for hosting TestTube! Check Evan out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheeNerdwriter/media