The Incredible Shrinking Court; If Their Productivity Were Measured By Private Sector Standards, The Supremes Might Receive Pink Slips
1 December 2003
Mayer Brown Article
In the corporate world, budget-conscious managers strive to improve their organization's
productivity, generating more product, more efficiently, with fewer resources. In government,
productivity is virtually irrelevant. Government agencies are spared the rigors of the market and
survive forever regardless of their efficiency. In this respect, unfortunately, the U.S. Supreme
Court is just like any other government agency.