Crafty Craft and Squirrely Squirrels

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Since corporations are “persons”, the lawyer for AT&T argued, it follows that corporations have “personal privacy”.   But Chief Justice Roberts pointed out that the adjective may not have the same meaning as it’s root : “Totally different. Crafty doesn’t have much to do with craft. Squirrel, squirrely. ….Same root, totally different”.       

Dahlia Lithwick writes about it here.

 

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Courtartist is me, Art Lien. I've been sketching the courts since 1976, and for most of that time the U.S. Supreme Court has been my regular beat. I've been working almost exclusively for NBC News since 1980. Courtroom sketching is a form of visual journalism or reportage drawing that is slowly dying out. Where once upon a time news organization each had their own artist covering a story, today a "pool" artist often sketches for all. It is a demanding and stressful discipline where the drawing is often done directly and under tight deadline.

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