Thursday, August 20, 2009
Why Are SCOTUS Justices Sworn In at the White House
The Blog of Legal Times has an interesting note in Rehnquist Papers: White House Wanted Publicity on Thomas Oath-Taking. Why are Supreme Court Justices sworn in at the White House and not at the Supreme Court? It used to be the Supreme Court but, starting with Clarence Thomas they moved it to the White House because the Court doesn't have television.