Once, soon after Thurgood
Marshall took a judgeship on the 2nd circuit, a secretary in another chambers mistook him for an electrician that had been called. Later he went back to his own chambers and told his own staff, "There's a crazy lady down in Judge Clark's chambers." When asked why, Marshall explained the mistaken assumption and stated: "She'd have to be crazy to think that I could be a member of the electricians' union in New York!"
From Tushnet's Making Civil Rights Law
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