This blog originally founded by Blogger who holds a theological degree and a doctorate in Counseling Psychology. Taught Psychology for 32 years and is now Professor Emeritus. Is a board-certified psychologist and was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in his profession. Ministered as a chaplain, and pastored Baptist and Episcopal churches. Publications cover the integration of psychology and theology. Served in the Army, the Merchant Marines and the Peace Corps.

Friday, March 18, 2016

We Don't Really Have to Have a New Supreme Court Judge

  All of you need to inform the Lefties of a the following: "The U.S. Constitution established the Supreme Court and left it to Congress to decide how many justices should make up the court. At first it was set and five.  The Judiciary Act of 1789 set the number at six:
a chief justice and five associate justices. In 1807, Congress increased the number of justices to seven; in 1837, the number was bumped up to nine; and in 1863, it rose to 10. In 1866, Congress passed the Judicial Circuits Act, which shrank the number of justices back down to seven and prevented President Andrew Johnson from appointing anyone new to the court. Three years later, in 1869, Congress raised the number of justices to nine, where it has stood ever since."

So there is nothing that says Congress could not change the law back to six and then they would not even have to vote on a new justice. Things you may not know

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