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When Doesn’t Extreme Drug Use Affect Your Job Efficiency? When You’re A Supreme Court docket Justice

Ed. Note: Welcome to our daily feature Trivia Question of the Day!

According to an historian, which Supreme Court Justice “deputized” a fellow justice, Wiley Rutledge, to cast his votes on cases while he was hospitalized or otherwise unable to participate in his SCOTUS duties?

Hint: He was hospitalized multiple times over the course of three years, and was reportedly addicted to painkillers. Though a biographer says there’s no evidence the justice’s “excessive use of drugs during his last two terms on the court materially affected his performance as a justice.”

See the answer on the next page.

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