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I bet that Roberts was just aching to say, "What the hell is a super-precedent, Senator?"Reminds me of a guy in my high school Latin class who thought superbus was a vehicle and that the verb meaning "to set on fire" was burno. I guess Senators are allowed to single-handedly create terms of art.
Maybe Specter is channeling Wm. Douglas. Perhaps super-precedent is the follow-up to the elusive “penumbra”. Takes me back to my youth, and also reminds me why I did not go to law school.
Did I or did I not hear Specter saying something about a "super-duper precedent"?
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