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

Don’t like Supreme Court rulings? Toss the bums out, some say

July 24, 2015 12:30 PM