Advice to lawyers appearing before the U.S. Supreme Court...
March 7, 2007 10:03 AM
...take a deep breath, and pretend they're not wearing any shoes. They actually might not be!
The New York Times has this explanation for why Justice Ginsberg was slow to her feet after oral arguments last week:
According to her chambers, Justice Ginsburg had kicked off her shoes during the argument and could not find one of them.
Now that would be embarrassing. You'd think her chambers could come up with a better "explanation" than she couldn't find her shoe.