- The Founding Fathers wanted the courts to be protected from politics. In what ways was the judiciary designed to limit the role of politics? Are the courts completely immune from politics in their work? Why or why not? What role does politics play in Supreme Court confirmation proceedings? Should there be term limits for federal judges, including Supreme Court justices? Why or why not?
- The number of people represented by each member of the U.S. House of Representatives has more than tripled since the size of the House was permanently set at 435 members in the early 20th Century. How does the size of the House of Representatives compare to similar legislative bodies in other democracies? Should the number of representatives be increased in the House right now? Would representation be improved if more representatives were added? Why or why not? Is there a limit to the size the House can reach before it cannot operate effectively and efficiently as a legislative body? Explain your position on this question