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By Craig R. Ducat

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ISBN-13: 9780495502845

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The appeal of the petitioner in this case must be dismissed for want of jurisdiction. A. THE SUPREME COURT’S JURISDICTION AND ITS ASSUMPTION OF JUDICIAL REVIEW In periods when Congress is unhappy with the Court’s decisions, efforts are sometimes energized to curtail the appellate jurisdiction of the Court. The decision in McCardle illustrates one such successful effort. There have been others—some successful and some not—like the effort made by Congress in the late 1950s (p. 158) in response to what a coalition of Southern Democrats and conservative Republicans saw as certain provocative rulings by the Warren Court.

Ct. 2533 (1989), to permit the punishment of flag desecration. 25 26 CHAPTER 1 JUDICIAL POWER Congress can also set the number of Justices on the Supreme Court as it pleases. In Chief Justice Marshall’s day, there were six Justices. It reached a high point of ten during the Civil War and has stabilized at nine since 1869. Congress can increase the number of Justices on the Court, more commonly known as “packing the Court,” in the hope that additional appointments from a cooperative President will change the tenor of its decisions.

Critics suspect that the proposal is motivated by the fact that the Ninth has a reputation of being the most liberal of the federal circuits. But opponents of carving up the Ninth Circuit are not limited to Democrats; most of the appeals judges in the circuit, even Republicans, are opposed. New York Times, June 19, 2005, p. 12. The last time, the proposal cleared the House by a close vote (overwhelmingly along party lines) but never came to a vote in the Senate. Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report, Oct.

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