Thomas McAffee teaches constitutional law at UNLV’s Boyd Law School and signed our term limits letter in July. This past weekend, he took to the pages of the Las Vegas Review-Journal to expound upon why he believes that Supreme Court justices should no longer serve for life.

“It’s clear,” he writes, “to countless Americans that we need to move away from a system where political ideology is the most crucial factor in deciding Supreme Court appointments.

Ending life tenure would reduce the power of our top judges so that the resolution of political questions would once again become the charge of our political branches and not a group of unelected judges appointed some 30 years ago by a bygone generation.”

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