Unformatted text preview: finding that justices tend to ask more questions of the lawyers whose positions they oppose . During arguments this week over three questions on the health care law, like-minded justices tended to focus their questions on the same lawyers… Number of Federal Laws Declared Unconstitutional, 1790–2009 The citizens and the courts Equal treatment by the criminal justice system is the goal . Not always a reality. Prejudice against certain individuals remains. Equal access to the civil justice system. Not always a reality either, since few can afford an attorney to pursue smaller cases, and the system itself is not “user-friendly.” Almost all individuals, in civil or criminal cases, expect a fair trial when they need one, yet everyone avoids jury duty....
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- Spring '15
- Supreme Court of the United States, John G. Roberts, G. Roberts Jr., Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.