Though the judiciary had adopted some post- Kozinski reforms, their efforts show a continued lack of appreciation for the scale of the problem and are undermined by an overconfidence in their own preexisting support structures.
A fixed term "would allow for a predictable appointment schedule: a president would appoint one justice in the first year and one in the third year of a term. Judges would not feel pressure to delay retirement until a politically opportune moment strikes.”
New Fix the Court investigation reveals the several justices affiliate with the Democratic and Republican parties when voting. There's no need for that.