Kagan: Justices not tech savvy, send paper memos

MICHELLE R. SMITH | AP
Published: 08/22/2013

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Elena Kagan says she and her fellow Supreme Court justices aren’t the most tech savvy group of people and still communicate with each other the same way they did when she was a clerk in 1987: with paper memos.

In an appearance in Providence on Tuesday, Kagan acknowledged the justices have a ways to go to understand technologies such as Facebook, Twitter and even email.

“It’s a challenge for us,” Kagan said, while also noting that she herself uses email, goes online and reads blogs.

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