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Questions - Supreme Court - December 26, 2013

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted December 26, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports


1* Generally speaking, how do you rate the way that the Supreme Court is doing its job—Excellent, Good, Fair, or Poor?

 

2* In political terms is the Supreme Court too liberal, too conservative, or about right?

 

3* Suppose the president nominates someone to serve on the Supreme Court who is legally and professionally qualified for the job. Is it fair for a U.S. senator to oppose that nominee because of disagreements over ideology or judicial philosophy?

      

4* Some people say that there is a natural tension between protecting individual rights and national security. In the United States today, does our legal system worry too much about protecting individual rights, too much about protecting national security, or is the balance about right?

 

5* Some people say that there is a natural tension between protecting individual rights and public safety. In the United States today, does our legal system worry too much about protecting individual rights, too much about public safety, or is the balance about right?

 

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence