May 10, 2013

Supreme Court justices are not household names

Few Americans can identify their country’s chief justice. Most Californians probably can’t name the state’s chief justice, either. But you’d hope for better from the media. Yet, when the OC Weekly reported that UC Irvine law school’s commencement address will be delivered this year by California’s chief justice, it added, “Fortunately, the UCI School of Law has informed the Weekly who that is: Tani Cantil-Sakauye.”

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