U.S.| Scalia says Supreme Court needs varied job experience

posted on 01.05.2010 by

The Associated Press reports: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says he’s concerned there aren’t more people with varying professional backgrounds being nominated to the nation’s highest court.

Scalia was a federal judge before President Reagan nominated him to the court.

He said there were three justices with no prior judicial experience back then and today there are none.

Scalia said he’s concerned about the practice because “every aspect of your career broadens your outlook” so “it’s good for the court to have people of varying backgrounds.” [...]

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