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President Biden's Supreme Court Commission Approves Report

Posted Dec 7, 2021

The Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States, formed by President Biden via executive order on April 9, 2021, released a draft final report  on December 6. Topics included the potential expansion of the number of U.S. Supreme Court justices; term limits for justices; the Court's emergency docket; and confirmation hearings. The Commission stopped short of making recommendations on how to effect any fundamental changes to the Court. On Tuesday, December 7, the commission unanimously approved the report. See CBS NewsBloomberg Law.