University of Minnesota Law School
In this Symposium Essay, I propose, as a thinking matter, that we expand the number of Supreme Court justices to increase the representation of various demographic groups on the Court. In Part I, I advance the argument that the Court should be regarded as a demographically representative body of the citizens of the United States, and in Part II, I argue that the Court should be enlarged to ensure diverse representation of all voices on the most powerful judicial body of our nation.
Representative Government, Representative Court? The Supreme Court as a Representative Body
Minnesota Law Review
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Symposium: The Future of the Supreme Court: Institutional Reform and Beyond