Why does the U.S. Supreme Court have an odd number of justices; what would happen if it didn’t? In the summer of 2014, well before the death of Justice Antonin Scalia and the ensuing political turmoil about filling his vacancy, I attended a conference at Stanford dealing with the logical formalisms of inconsistency (“Inconsistency Robustness”). It […]read more
Eight Is Great?
By Ron Dolin | | Constitutional Law, Inconsistency Robustness, Legal Philosophy, Supreme Court | 6 Comments