The US Supreme Court’s Legitimacy Crisis — Market Mad House

The United States Supreme Court is facing a legitimacy crisis. A legitimacy crisis occurs when people refuse to accept an institution’s authority.

Legitimacy crises begin when an institution loses its moral authority. A legitimacy crisis could be fatal for the Supreme Court because moral authority is the only power that body has.

To explain, the Supreme Court has no military forces under its command, as the president does. Moreover, the Supreme Court cannot appropriate money as Congress can.



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Daniel G. Jennings is a writer who lives and works in Colorado. He is a lifelong history buff who is fascinated by stocks, politics, and cryptocurrency.