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Alito at 10: Retrospective Underscores Problems with his Ample Stock Holdings

USA Today‘s look back at Justice Samuel Alito – he completed his first decade on the high court Jan. 31 – includes mention of his ample stock holdings, which Fix the Court has criticized since they create the potential for recusals that yield an eight-member court, meaning cases whose results are non-precedential 4-4 ties.

“The idea that you have a Supreme Court rendered not supreme…is just not the way the third branch was set up to act,” FTC executive director Gabe Roth was quoted in the article.

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