Luddites No Longer: Adopting the Technology Tutorial at the Supreme Court*
Thompson, Karson, Texas Law Review
The average Supreme Court Justice is appointed to the Court at age fifty-three.1 Modern Justices remain at the Court significantly longer than their ancestors did, retiring at an average age just short of seventy-nine.2 A Justice appointed today will "enjoy a potential tenure that is fifty percent longer than that of their typical eighteenth- and nineteenth-century predecessors."3 To put it bluntly, the Court is old, and it isn't getting any younger.4
Many of the legal issues before the Court are much younger.5 Justice Elena Kagan, the youngest member of the current Court, has seen the rise (and fall) of the compact disc and the VCR, the evolution of video …
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Publication information: Article title: Luddites No Longer: Adopting the Technology Tutorial at the Supreme Court*. Contributors: Thompson, Karson - Author. Journal title: Texas Law Review. Volume: 91. Issue: 1 Publication date: November 1, 2012. Page number: 199+. © University of Texas, Austin, School of Law Publications, Inc. Dec 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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