Monday, May 4, 2009

No analysis of David Souter's jurisprudence, just a brief portrait of the life to which the Supreme Court justice returns. There's something deeply admirable about a man saying "Fuck this" and retiring from public life to read Henry Adams and Proust, and repair the roof of his ancestral home.

4 comments:

Liquid Roof said...

I think that was the only solution.. Nice

Andy said...

I missed the part about retiring to read Proust in the NYT story.

Media Mentions said...

Here's a tidbit I found online today, and since it's prety closely linked to what this post is about, I thought I'd share it with you guys. http://www.pressdisplay.com/pressdisplay/showlink.aspx?bookmarkid=OVS3VANJFHH6&preview=article&linkid=60eca8f7-e2f9-4a34-80e1-04ac8170e32c&pdaffid=ZVFwBG5jk4Kvl9OaBJc5%2bg%3d%3d

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Alfred Soto said...

I should have linked to the story citing his admiration for Proust and Adams. Here it is.