Blind Trusts for Blind Justice (SCOTUS)

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A lifetime job with a guaranteed income: good work if you can get it. The nine Supreme Court Justices have that now, and they are allowed to own stock in corporations/industries they will be ruling on. Supreme Court Justices should be made to put their wealth into blind trusts so they do not know whether a ruling will be to their financial betterment or detriment. If future nominees do not like the terms of employment, they can decline their nominations.


Oh, and Supreme Court Justices should not accept money from corporations they regulate.


Lady Justice doesn't hide an iPhone with one-eye on her investments, she's blindfolded holding up a scale.

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