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Blackmun Papers: Justices Parse School-Prayer Language

NPR's Nina Totenberg continues her series on the papers of former Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, who died in 1999. The archives reveal the justices acting with extreme care in writing about school prayer -- to the point of gleaning opinions about opinions.

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Nina Totenberg is NPR's award-winning legal affairs correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR's critically acclaimed newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.
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