in the news
Law.com: SCOTUS Lawyers Reject Most High Court Reforms, But Say Term Limits Warrant ‘Serious’ StudyJuly 20, 2021
A bipartisan committee of former Supreme Court practitioners rejected several proposals by a presidential commission to reform the high court over concerns that the proposals “pose serious constitutional problems,” this article reported.
Some of the rejected proposals included: expanding the size of the court, legislating cameras in the courtroom, imposing an ethics code on the justices, and requiring mandatory appellate review of all death penalty cases.
O’Melveny partner Michael Dreeben, a former US deputy solicitor general, sits on the practitioners committee.
Law.com subscribers can read the full article here.