First “Mr. Scalia.” Now “Judge Scalia.” What is wrong with the SCOTUS Court Reporter This Term?!

November 4th, 2014

Something is off with the Court Reporter at the Supreme Court this year. They seem to have knocked Justice Scalia down several pegs. First, on p. 18 of the transcript in Kansas v. Nebraska, rather than writing “Justice Scalia,” the Court Reporter wrote “Mr. Scalia.” I just checked again, and that mistake is still there.



Second, in Zivotofsky v. Kerry, “Mr. Scalia” has been upgraded to “Judge Scalia.” See page 28 of the transcript.


What the heck is going on? If Chief Justice Rehnquist was still at the helm, I suspect someone would be without a job now.

H/T Jacob Berlove for both finds.