“The Hon. old Roger B. Taney has earned the gratitude of his country by dying at last. Better late than never.”Those were the words George Templeton Strong used to memorialize the late Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney when he died in 1864. A few months after his death a bill was considered to create a bust of the late Chief Justice for display in the Supreme Court’s chamber.
There are only so many times you can hear the word “synergy” before you lose your will to live. By the fourth day of the International Legal Technology Association’s annual conference, everyone is approaching that upper bound. That’s not to say the conference is short on cool stuff. There are eye-catching demos and thought-provoking discussions everywhere.
Michael Davis was an old SCOTUS clerk. He’s also, apparently, a f**king dickbag. At least that’s the only conclusion one can draw from this profile by Tony Mauro in Supreme Court Brief. Perhaps the quotes Davis gave Mauro were inaccurate or failed to tell the whole story. That’s always possible. But at this moment in American history it seems like a good time to adopt the axiom that people mean what they say. At least when they’re talking to the media.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".