Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, shown Tuesday, July 21, 2015, has proposed a Constitutional amendment designed to hold Supreme Court justices accountable through judicial elections every eight years. He is not alone in his desire for court reform — several recent polls show a majority of Americans support term limits for Supreme Court justices. Lawmakers debated the topic at a Senate hearing Wednesday, July 22, 2015, questioning whether the court had overstepped its bounds with recent decisions on health care and gay marriage.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, shown Tuesday, July 21, 2015, has proposed a Constitutional amendment designed to hold Supreme Court justices accountable through judicial elections every eight years. He is not alone in his desire for court reform — several recent polls show a majority of Americans support term limits for Supreme Court justices. Lawmakers debated the topic at a Senate hearing Wednesday, July 22, 2015, questioning whether the court had overstepped its bounds with recent decisions on health care and gay marriage. Lauren Victoria Burke AP
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, shown Tuesday, July 21, 2015, has proposed a Constitutional amendment designed to hold Supreme Court justices accountable through judicial elections every eight years. He is not alone in his desire for court reform — several recent polls show a majority of Americans support term limits for Supreme Court justices. Lawmakers debated the topic at a Senate hearing Wednesday, July 22, 2015, questioning whether the court had overstepped its bounds with recent decisions on health care and gay marriage. Lauren Victoria Burke AP

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