The Day the Laughter Died: With the Passing of Justice Scalia, Who Becomes the New 'Court Jester' and with a Possible Female President, How Might a Majority of Female Justices Change the Court?

9 Pages Posted: 9 May 2016

Date Written: April 30, 2016

Abstract

This article presents an overview of the Supreme Court’s humor for the 2015-2016 term, discusses the humorous and serious developments resulting from Justice Scalia’s death, and also considers the potential gender shift the Supreme Court faces.

Keywords: Supreme Court, Humor, Gender

Suggested Citation

Malphurs, Ryan A., The Day the Laughter Died: With the Passing of Justice Scalia, Who Becomes the New 'Court Jester' and with a Possible Female President, How Might a Majority of Female Justices Change the Court? (April 30, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2773026 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2773026

Ryan A. Malphurs (Contact Author)

Texas A&M University ( email )

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