Question of the Week

If You Had a Magic Skeleton Key, What Private Places Would You Like to Have Access To?

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On a recent visit to the U.S. Supreme Court, I was a little surprised to learn that veteran high court reporter Tony Mauro of Legal Times had never stepped foot on the highest court in the land—the Supreme Court’s private basketball court. That’s where—to the envy of their fellow JDs—clerks shoot hoops to keep in shape, blow off steam and, on occasion, bond with justices.

Then the Chicago Tribune did a quirky series of stories about reporters’ attempts to visit places the public cannot. The Trib got a peek at Chicago’s island water cribs and visited the coal tunnels turned gangster/prohibition hideouts beneath the jazzy Green Mill bar. But reporters got a big “access denied” when they asked to peek inside the desk of lawyer-Mayor Richard M. Daley.

This made us wonder…

If you had a magic skeleton key, what private places would you like to have access to?

Answer in the comments section below.

Read last week’s Question & Answers about renaming your law school.

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