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Will Stephen Breyer’s replacement on the Supreme Court serve for so long? AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta

Stephen Breyer is set to retire – should his replacement on the Supreme Court have a term limit?

Unlike in most countries, US Supreme Court justices enjoy life tenure. Some legal scholars believe that centuries-old custom, meant to protect judicial independence, no longer serves the public.
People protest against the white supremacist movement and racism outside the United States consulate in Toronto in August 2017 after racism-fuelled violence in Charlottesville, Va. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Terrorism laws target racism, but what about racism in the legal system?

Critics of new terrorism laws argue they do not necessarily eradicate hate-fuelled violence — and they could make structural and institutional violence seem more palatable.

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