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Wed August 21, 2013
Supreme Court Justices Aren't Email Savy
Originally published on Wed August 21, 2013 12:03 pm
DAVID GREENE, HOST:
Good morning, I'm David Greene.
A lot of us will happily admit that we're not up on the latest tech trends. Among this group, nine very powerful men and women who like to wear black robes. Last night, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan told a crowd, quote, "The Court hasn't really gotten into email." Yes, Kagan says the justices write memos on paper that looks like it came from the 19th century. And those papers are shuttled from office to office by law clerks. Guess it's one way to avoid spam.
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