By Marianna Nash
We all know electronic musicians can’t resist resuscitating a classic. But what about Supreme Court Justices?
Bob Dylan is one of the most oft-quoted artists when it comes to legal documents. Even Antonin Scalia had a soft spot for the revered lyricist. According to law professor Alex B. Long, that’s because Dylan has a knack for getting to the point.
“They’re great lines on their own … and they’re also really useful to convey to the legal concept they’re trying to get across,” he told The New York Times. As time goes on, however, he pointed out that the justices’ tunes of choice might come from the 70s and 80s. Justice Elena Kagan has already alluded to Tommy Tutone’s “867-5309/Jenny” at least once.
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(Via The New York Times)
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