Supreme Court Clerks for the top 14 2008-2010

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Core

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Re: Supreme Court Clerks for the top 14 2008-2010

Post by Core » Sat May 08, 2010 2:52 pm

Wow - wtf Penn?

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Re: Supreme Court Clerks for the top 14 2008-2010

Post by Danteshek » Sat May 08, 2010 2:57 pm

What's interesting is that the two inclusive justices are conservative, rather than liberal.

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Re: Supreme Court Clerks for the top 14 2008-2010

Post by Rand M. » Sat May 08, 2010 3:14 pm

Danteshek wrote:What's interesting is that the two inclusive justices are conservative, rather than liberal.


That's not really all that surprising. Liberals tend to be much more elitist (not using that word as a slight). Conservatives tend to go to less prestigious schools to a certain degree. Conservative justices having 'less prestigious' clerks than their liberal counterparts makes perfect sense.

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Re: Supreme Court Clerks for the top 14 2008-2010

Post by DerrickRose » Sat May 08, 2010 3:20 pm

Rand M. wrote:
Danteshek wrote:What's interesting is that the two inclusive justices are conservative, rather than liberal.


That's not really all that surprising. Liberals tend to be much more elitist (not using that word as a slight). Conservatives tend to go to less prestigious schools to a certain degree. Conservative justices having 'less prestigious' clerks than their liberal counterparts makes perfect sense.


Yeah, liberals tend to be less distrustful of the academic elite.

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