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Alito’s Texas visit includes first pitch and comments on ‘comparatively unimportant’ oral arguments

Jun 21, 2013, 11:54 am CDT


“Hearing oral argument is a small and comparatively unimportant part of the work that we do," he said.

No doubt true, and an unexpected insight from a comparatively unimportant Associate Justice.

By Pushkin on 2013 06 21, 12:23 pm CDT

It follows that a procedure where a real live person would be standing before Justice Alito would be of small importance to him since the welfare of people has also been of such small concern to him. He'd likely be much more comfortable squirreled away in his chubby hole dealing with "the issues".

By mechtild on 2013 06 21, 12:57 pm CDT

The Roberts Court will be remembered as one of the worst eras in Supreme Court history.

By anonymous unimportant lawyer on 2013 06 21, 2:41 pm CDT

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