Is it time to abolish the Supreme Court? This was the question Ryan McMaken asked following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. While the high court may have been created with the lofty ideals of being above the political fray, the desperate scrambling of politicians on both sides of the isle illustrates how broken and partisan the court has become in practice. As Jeff Deist notes, the increased centralization of the rule of law has seen the court play a role in further dividing the country.
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