Two outsized personalities clashed at the Supreme Court on Wednesday when Justice Antonin Scalia was briefly silenced by a barbed comment from longtime Harvard Law professor and television commentator Arthur Miller. Lawyers who argue at the Court are advised that jokes often fall flat -- but this one left other justices laughing and solicited an "ooh" from spectators. And it wasn't long before Scalia had his say.
Scalia and Harvard Law Professor Trade Barbs in Court
The Associated Press
March 29, 2007