SchwartzReport: 66 Out of 17,000 Lawyers Own the Supreme Court of the USA

Corruption, Government
Stephan A. Schwartz
Stephan A. Schwartz

One of the trends that concerns me the most is the corruption of the American judiciary. As empires decay, whether Roman, Burmese, or American one of the processes the failing empire goes through is that their permanent civil service structure becomes increasingly a shop closed to all but a few with special access. This article is lengthy but it spells out as I have seen it no where else what is happening to the American Supreme Court. It is not a reassuring picture.

At America’s court of last resort, a handful of lawyers now dominates the docket