Should Supreme Court justices Google?

“Well-known is the story of Justice Harry Blackmun hunkering down in the medical library of the Mayo Clinic to research abortion procedures in advance of authoring the 1973 majority opinion in Roe v. Wade. But there’s been an information revolution since then. “Now the justices (and their clerks and their librarians) are flooded with information literally at their fingertips. Social science studies, raw statistics, and other data are all just a Google search away,” writes Allison Orr Larsen, a professor at William & Mary Law School.”

via The Washington Post

One Response to “Should Supreme Court justices Google?”

  1. Mary E Matuszak
    July 9, 2012 at 4:10 pm #

    Juror’s can’t.

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