“Americans’ trust in the judicial branch of the federal government has fallen significantly in the past year, and now a record-low 53% say they have “a great deal” or “a fair amount” of trust in it.” – Gallup
Of the three branches of the US government, the judicial branch has the highest trust rating, followed by the executive branch, followed by the legislative branch. The Judicial branch had the trust of 76% of the population in 2009, but has fallen to 53% in 2015, largely because of Supreme Court decisions that many conservatives and Republicans saw as too liberal. The branch of the US government with the highest trust rating barely makes it above a majority, and that number is falling.
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