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    Supreme Court Is an Institution of Law, Not a Partisan Circus
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    Supreme Court Is an Institution of Law, Not a Partisan Circus

    by Jorge Gomez • 6 min read

    As part of the brazen Supreme Court Coup, radical groups and politicians claim the nation’s highest court is hyper-partisan and bitterly divided along ideological lines. They use this as an excuse to justify court-packing and other radical proposals. But according to the justices themselves, that is far from the truth.

    In a recent Wall Street Journal interview, Justice Samuel Alito defended the Supreme Court from radical attacks. He responded to the attempt by one party in Congress that wants to impose a constitutionally-suspect “code of conduct” on the Court:

    “No provision in the Constitution gives them the authority to regulate the Supreme Court—period… I marvel at all the nonsense that has been written about me in the last year. The traditional idea about how judges and justices should behave is they should be mute. But that’s just not happening, and so at a certain point I’ve said to myself, nobody else is going to do this, so I have to defend myself.”

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