In the end?
Even the Alito 5 are just 5 human beings….
If they embark upon a crusade to use their power to drag American back to 1950’s?
The public Kagan hints will seek ways to get around or even disregard the edits from the High Court….
THAT IS already happening due to the Abortion throw down …..
An attempt to cancel more perceived ‘Rights’ will make things worst for the justices who now have protests occurring in front of their houses and protection details….
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan said on Thursday at a conference that the legitimacy of the Supreme Court is tied to its conformity to public opinion, Reuters first reported.
“I’m not talking about any particular decision or even any particular series of decisions, but if over time the court loses all connection with the public and with public sentiment, that’s a dangerous thing for a democracy,” Kagan said at a judicial conference in Montana….
The recent Supreme Court term included many contentious decisions, including cases about gun rights and the Environmental Protection Agency, and Kagan was often on the dissenting side.
Kagan said at the conference that the court earns its legitimacy by remaining impartial and nonpartisan.
“Overall, the way the court retains its legitimacy and fosters public confidence is by acting like a court, is by doing the kinds of things that do not seem to people political or partisan,” she said.
Kagan referenced times in history when Supreme Court justices failed to discipline themselves and instead “attempted to basically enact their own policy or political or social preferences,” saying that this puts court legitimacy at risk…..