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July 5, 2012
11 Wacky Supreme Court Facts
Including this one:
The most recent appointee to the court is in charge of taking notes, answering phones, opening the door, and pouring coffee for his or her colleagues. Toward the end of Justice Stephen Breyer’s ten-year run as coffee server, he asked Scalia, “I’ve gotten pretty good at this, haven’t I?” Scalia replied, “No, you haven’t.” Yikes. Hopefully Kagan’s pouring skills are better than Breyer’s.
For more, see The Daily Beast's 11 Wacky Supreme Court Facts: Frozen-Yogurt Justice, Scalia and Ginsburg Friendship, & More. [JH]