The work of the Supreme Court and other federal appeals courts has broad implications for the country, and real-time access to their proceedings ought not be limited to the few who can travel to a courthouse and spend hours waiting to get in.
The impartiality of the third branch has been overly strained in recent years. Stock ownership is not the cause, nor would selling stocks remedy the situation entirely. But it would certainly be a welcome development.
Concerns over how justices may act in their last couple of years on the job necessitate a number of bizarre assumptions about the way the high court operates and the kind of individuals who sit on it.