Gene’s Nickle: Supreme Court Activism

I found the results of a recent survey from FindLaw.com interesting. How many of the Supreme Court Justices can you name?

“… two-thirds of Americans can’t name a single Supreme Court justice. That’s right. Everyone may have an opinion about the controversial cases before the Nine, but only 34 percent of Americans can name one of the justices who will decide those controversies.”

Well, I had to start ticking off my fingers. I got eight correct. I confused retired Justice John Paul Stevens with current Justice Stephen Breyer. I am sure there is an excuse in there somewhere. I did find a bit of a consolation in that only 3% (the smallest percentage) of those surveyed could name Justice Breyer either.
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