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Appointments to the US Supreme Court should be for fixed 18-year terms
Article III, Section 1 of the US Constitution
that federal judges 'shall hold their Offices during good Behavior', not setting any term limits on their tenure.
The judicial system should abide by the rules set down by the American founding fathers.
showed that the majority of Americans think the Constitution should not be changed.
Laws and the Constitution are not objective realities to be blindly followed; rather, like all human creations, they are comprised of a series of value judgements, and consequently can be changed.
There are almost
no other supreme courts
in any state or foreign country where the judges have life tenure.
The Constitution is not perfect, and its interpretation must be constantly updated to be relevant and beneficial for modern times.
At the time the constitution was created,
was much shorter, and having no term limits did not mean having the same judge for multiple decades.
The debate here is whether that is good. Presumably, if the country agreed it was not, the constitution would be amended.