Top Quotes by Cliff Sloan

President Obama has been very clear as he laid out the goal, and the objective is to close Guantanamo.

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Certain characteristics about ‘Marbury v. Madison’ are, I think, indisputable. Marbury was the first Supreme Court decision ever to strike down an act of Congress as unconstitutional. Marbury stands for the authority of the Supreme Court to have and to exercise that power.

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There is no more moving a professional relationship than that between a law clerk and a Supreme Court justice. As a place to work, the court is unique in its intimacy and intensity.

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Justice Harry A. Blackmun, a quirky but pivotal member of the Supreme Court for 24 years, was a hoarder. He seems to have kept everything from his boyhood diaries to college correspondence to every scrap of paper that came his way on the Supreme Court.

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I’m a very early riser, and so I like to get up and try hard to write before the day even really gets started. Just me and a pot of coffee – I find I can get a lot done that way.

Cliff Sloan

I’m lucky, I guess. I only really need five or so hours of sleep.

Cliff Sloan