The Jay Papers III: The Trials Of Chief Justice Jay

In the public mind there has always clung to the person and the office of a justice of the United States Supreme Court an aura as close to priestliness as our secular political system admits of. It seems fitting, somehow, that the white marble building in which the Court deliberates strongly resembles a classical temple.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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