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Monday, April 29, 2013

It's Time to Play "Which Justice Said That?"!

In this week's episode, a look back at a comment on the desirability of the Supreme Court's responsiveness to public reaction to its decisions.

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to this week's exciting installment of "Which Justice Said That?". And, without further ado, let's get right to this week's quote:

During the hearings on his nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States of America, this nominee declared,

I do not think the Supreme Court lives in a vacuum. It reads the newspapers. I suppose it is influenced by the reaction of a society to its decisions; at least I hope it is. I think it should be.

Now:

Which . . . Justice . . . Said That?!

  1. Samuel Anthony Alito, Jr.
  2. Stephen G. Breyer
  3. Anthony M. Kennedy
  4. John G. Roberts, Jr.
  5. Antonin Scalia
  6. Clarence Thomas

Feel free to put your guess in the Comments section below. Come back tomorrow for the exciting conclusion to this episode of "Which Justice Said That?"!!

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