Supreme Court Hasn't Yet "Gotten to Email"

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Many of the justices of the Supreme Court of the United States - the final interpreter of federal constitutional law and all 'round smart people who may one day decide cases over Internet privacy issues and NSA surveillance - have not yet "gotten to email."

That's what Justice Elena Kagan, who at 53 is the youngest member of the Court, revealed:

When asked whether the justices email each other, Kagan said things are the same as when she clerked for the late Justice Thurgood Marshall three decades ago. She says justices write memos, which are then printed out on ivory paper that looks like it came from the 19th century. The memos are walked around the building by someone called a "chambers aide."

"The justices are not necessarily the most technologically sophisticated people," she said, adding that while clerks email each other, "The court hasn't really 'gotten to' email."

Read more over at Politico

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