“Liberal justices have 10 Ivy League honorary degrees between them. Conservatives have zero.”

Aside from Sandra Day O’Connor, “the swing justice of her day” and the first woman to sit on the Court, every Justice in recent times to be awarded an honorary Ivy degree has been from the Court’s left-liberal side. [John McGinnis, Law and Liberty; headline via @adamliptak]


  • Well, some people don’t need a participation ribbon to feel good about themselves.

  • We need some “disparate impact” analysis here.

  • I’m for liberal justices but the Ivy league is not the end all be all of law. Conservatives probably have more honarary degrees from Southern colleges.

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