The main takeaway in our new term-end report: small transparency improvements at the margins. The larger story: how federal courts not named “SCOTUS” opened up even as the one on First Street didn’t.
Tell your elected representatives that the justices shouldn't serve for life.
Petition the court to adopt the same disclosure rules that the rest of the government follows.
And there's much more to do, including urging the judiciary to allow broadcast media in their courtrooms!
The greatest strides were made via the court's new website that will support electronic filing, digital financial disclosures, justices' stock selloffs and courtroom livestreaming capabilities.