Norm Pattis: Blogging Judge Should Not be Muzzled

, The Connecticut Law Tribune


Richard Kopf, a U.S. District Court judge in Nebraska, writes a blog. The other day, he vented about the Supreme Court's recent decision in Hobby Lobby, the decision that extended the fiction of corporate personhood to the point of now offering the law's protection to "corporate" beliefs. The owners of Hobby Lobby can have their corporation opt out of providing contraceptives under the Affordable Care Act.

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  • Norm Pattis

    Duh, Gander. I suppose it is good you read me, but you haven‘t been reading long enough. I was approached in 2009. I wrote about it then. No sour grapes. No interest. I‘m just guessing here, but I am assuming you‘ve rarely been accused of being too smart for your own good.

  • gander

    So a potential judgeship was waved before your eyes and you weren‘t interested, eh? But see your 1/13/13 sour-grapes column, "Trial Lawyers Need Not Apply." Sounds like you did apply and were ignored.

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