Befuddled old judges? Not quite! Turns out Roberts is “the strongest proponent of Fourth Amendment protection” in City of Ontario v Quon, a case that will affect the future of privacy for electronic communications. It’s not a bad question! [DCDicta]
Pundits have framed President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Sonia Sotomayor, as a judicial equivalent to her predecessor. Not quite: Justice Souter is a proud luddite who has never owned a computer. Sotomayor, on the other hand, is a nerd.