New Biden Commission Will Study SCOTUS Reform

The Washington Post reports:

President Biden created a bipartisan commission Friday to study structural changes to the Supreme Court, giving the group 180 days to produce a report on a range of thorny topics including court expansion and term limits.

The commission, composed of 36 legal scholars, former federal judges and practicing lawyers, fulfills Biden’s campaign promise to establish such a group after activists pushed him to back expanding the court after Republicans rushed to confirm Justice Amy Coney Barrett shortly before last year’s election.

Biden has said he is “not a fan” of adding seats to the Supreme Court, but he has declined to say whether he supports any changes to its structure.

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