Law scholar says Supreme Court communicates poorly

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Legal Times writer Tony Mauro reports that law dean and scholar Erwin Chemerinsky finds public communication by the U.S. Supreme Court sorely lacking.

Aside from refusing to allow cameras in the courtroom, Chemerinsky said at a symposium, the justices should let the public know when they expect to rule on docketed cases, explain why they decide not to hear cases and hire a “clear writer” to summarize opinions, among other things.

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