Unformatted text preview: Federalist No. 78 o life tenure is the most valuable advances in the advances in the theory of representative Permanency in office frees judges from political pressures and prevents invasions on judicial power by the president and congress To say the constitution is not superior to laws suggests that the representatives of the people are superior to the people and that the constitution is inferior to the government it gave birth to. Life tenure also ensures that judges are experienced enough to fully understand the complexities of certain abstract laws • Federalist No. 79 o Fixed salaries that do not diminish ensures that legislature does not hold influence over judges....
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- Spring '08
- Law, Supreme Court of the United States, previously arranged salary