Nearly a year after their release, the papers of the late Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun continue to yield priceless glimpses of life at the Court. Tucked into a folder of Blackmun's routine correspondence is the program from a farewell gathering of the Court's law clerks. Every June, with the justices in the audience, the clerks put on skits and sing songs, some of which boldly poke fun at their bosses. The lyrics and scripts are usually a tightly held secret. Until now.
Blackmun Papers Provide Glimpse of the High Court in Song
February 14, 2005