Yes, a “urinalist” actually cited a PBS interview and Parade column as a SCOTUS decision.
The Supreme Court of the Public Broadcasting System?
Beg pardon? Where is that in the “annals of SCOTUS?” That’s from a 1991 PBS interview, years after Burger retired, and it reinforced a peculiar post-retirement 1990 Parade Magazine puff piece. If he believed that position had a constitutional basis, why didn’t he use his position as Chief Justice to espouse it, instead of waiting until retirement to write an opinion column not subject to Associate Justice ridicule and judicial dissent?
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