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Colin McEnroe: Everything You Know About Chief Justices Is Wrong

Colin McEnroe: Everything You Know About Chief Justices Is Wrong

Be honest. If I asked you to identify Ellen Ash Peters, William J. Sullivan, David Borden and Chase T. Rogers, would you know who they were?

All are former chief justices of Connecticut’s Supreme Court (acting, in Borden’s case). It’s not a glamour job, and it’s only occasionally more puissant than being a regular old justice.

Mostly, you hear about chief justices when there isn’t one, and we have to pick somebody so you can start forgetting his or her name.

Look: If you could not tell me one single solitary detail about Chase Rogers, the departed chief justice, how wrapped up are you in this issue? (If it comes up again, she was a Republican appointee and has a golden...

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