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Judges 1: 'A Downward Death Spiral'

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A view of the U.S. Supreme Court at dusk.

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The U.S. Supreme Court does not have an army to enforce its rulings, the way the President does. It doesn't control budgets, the way Congress does. So what happens when the process to nominate and confirm judges becomes so politicized that people start to lose faith in the courts?

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