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Questions - Supreme Court - September 5-6, 2012

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted September 5-6, 2012

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* Are Supreme Court justices nominated by Barack Obama too liberal, too conservative or about right?

 

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