Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Category: Supreme Court justices

  • Supreme Court Presidents: Administrative or Jurisprudential Influence?

    The justices of the Mexican Supreme Court (MSC) have just elected, as they do every four years, a new president. Whereas the President of the US Supreme Court can exert considerable jurisprudential influence (with, for instance, its power to assign cases to fellow justices), the president of the MSC wields considerable influence over the administration…

  • When Should Supreme Court Judges Retire?

    India is the latest state to debate the proper age at which Supreme Court justices should retire. At present, Indian Supreme Court Justices retire at age 65. The current proposal would raise the age of retirement by three years to 68.