Judges are appointed often through the political process.
It's important to every American that the law protect his or her basic liberty.
We are selected, but I grew up in California and in San Francisco and there was a system of electing judges.
I mean, there are lots of people who get married who can't have children. To take a state that does allow adoption and say-there, what is the justification for saying no gay marriage? Certainly not the one you said, is it?
It doesn't help to fight crime to put people in prison who are innocent.
Every citizen has to figure out what kind of government he or she wants.
And the problem is once you get into this campaign business and begin to have a lot of money, then the person on the bench begins to think - what's going to happen if I decide the case this way or that way?
This understanding, underlying constitutional interpretation since the New Deal, reflects the Constitution's demands for structural flexibility sufficient to adapt substantive laws and institutions to rapidly changing social, economic, and technological conditions.
To threaten the institution is to threaten fair administration of justice and protection of liberty.
The advantages? Exercise, no parking problems, gas prices, it's fun. An automobile is expensive. You have to find a place to park and it's not fun. So why not ride a bicycle? I recommend it.
Last Update: 28 November 2022
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