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Wednesday, March 07, 2007 

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Breyer

Justice Stephen Breyer will be appearing (well, not really... it's radio) on the episode of NPR's "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me" that airs on March 17th...
He will, unsurprisingly, be the first justice to appear on the program, host Peter Sagal said. "We're immediately starting at the very top. Well, pretty close," Sagal said in a telephone interview.

Breyer will participate via telephone on March 15 in the program's "Not My Job" segment in which celebrities attempt to answer three extremely obscure questions.
Sagal seems pretty interested in internal Court dynamics, especially the important issue of food choices...
Sagal, who was prepping for an appearance by White House spokesman Tony Snow, said he has not settled on Breyer's three questions. But the host said he is curious about how the justices get along, among other things.

"How do you decide what to order for lunch when having a working lunch at the Supreme Court? Does the chief justice say, 'Let's see, there are four votes for Chinese food?" Sagal said.
How many votes are needed to grant cert to sweet and sour chicken?

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