Court-Packers Say Court-Packing Is Not Court-Packing

POLITICS & POLICY
The U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C. (Melpomenem/Getty Images)

A good sign that your argument is neither good nor popular is when you have to keep changing the long-accepted meaning of words. So it is with Bloomberg Law op-ed by law professors Tonja Jacobi and Matthew Sag titled “The Supreme Court Needs 15 Justices.” The op-ed’s subhed leads off: “Changing the law to allow 15 U.S. Supreme Court justices would not be court packing. It would allow the court to take many more cases and address some of the urgent issues that it currently neglects.” Bloomberg uses the same line in promoting the op-ed on Twitter:

To be fair to Jacobi

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