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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Courts - SCOTUS: "Oral argument read from a prepared text is not favored"

Very interesting post by Tony Mauro of The Blog of Legal Times on Justice Scalia's calling out an attorney who was reading his oral argument. BTW, here is the kind of remark you hopefully will never see the ILB blog, or any Indiana attorney, making about one of our appellate judges:

As news of Scalia's remark spread, commentators lined up on both sides. Supreme Court blogger, law prof and author Josh Blackman called it "a dick move," adding that "just because [Scalia] wears a robe does not entitle him to be a jerk, and embarrass the lawyer for something like this."

Posted by Marcia Oddi on January 16, 2014 11:24 AM
Posted to Ind. Sup.Ct. Decisions