4 May 2023

Has the US Supreme Court become too political?

The Supreme Court looms large in America.

Its facade rises over the Washington swamp – an independent voice above the political fray.

But ever since the court overturned the constitutional right to an abortion – it’s been criticised for being part of America’s divided and partisan society.

The accusation that judges are too political has come to the fore recently with a Senate hearing this week looking into the Supreme Court’s code of conduct.