Editorial: Don’t expand the Supreme Court; do permanently shift to live audio of arguments

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New York Daily News

The Supreme Court with a conservative supermajority began its new term Monday, hearing arguments in person again (sans COVID-positive Brett Kavanaugh) for the first time since the pandemic began, and it will consider cases defining constitutional rights for the 21st century. We’ll have plenty to say in the coming weeks about gun safety in New York, abortion in Mississippi and more. The topic today is not the court’s rulings, but its shape and process. Back on April 9 — under pressure from progressives rightly incensed by Republicans’ 2016 election-year refusal to give Merrick Garland a hearing…

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