Supreme Court justices are elected for life and that some states follow the same procedure. How should judges be selected? What are the advantages and disadvantages of the federal appointment process? What are the pros and cons of judges being electing by the people? What are the benefits of the mixture of both selection processes?
Read the article in the module about whether a supreme court justice can be replaced during an election year (https://www.marieclaire.com/politics/a34081113/can-supreme-court-justice-be-replaced-election-year-2020/ ())
Given the current vacancy on the Supreme Court due on the eve of the Presidential election, with the controversy that some state that the seat should not be filled just before the Presidential election, do you think the current President should have the right to nominate a replacement for Ruth Bader Ginsburg? Explain why or why not.
To receive full credit, your answer to the question must be meaningful and you must post two meaningful responses to your fellow students’ posts. Be sure to answer all the questions fully and back up your answers with the material in the book and articles you may have read. Feel free to post more than once and respond to others’ posts. Good luck and enjoy!