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September 11, 2009

Chief Justice Roberts is Ready for Some Football

Here's an amusing story this afternoon—yes, I'm looking for distractions—about the Chief Justice visiting the UMich Law School. It actually makes me wonder what my law school offered him (and Alito, Scalia, O'Connor, and Thomas) when they visited, judged moots, or taught seminars and how far in advance they had to be asked.

The letter, dated October 27, 2007, extends Roberts a formal invitation to the law school’s 150th anniversary weekend, to be held this upcoming weekend. The letter involves host of techniques: a little chestbeating, a whole lot of deference, an offer of a $15,000 honorarium and, yes, good tickets to the Michigan/Notre Dame football game this weekend.

Apparently, he did not take the honorarium, but he will be going to the football game. Good man.

(And go Irish!)


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