Burning paper is not only the plotline of a Ray Bradbury novel. It's also the policy of several past justices regarding their work at the Supreme Court. Instead, we think these records should be regarded as public property and should be preserved.
A Fix the Court FOIA has confirmed that the justices may opt out of U.S. Marshals Service protection when they travel outside of Washington. With threats against public officials ongoing, we think Congress should at least study what more comprehensive security for the justices would entail.
As the court's media policies are debated internally, we believe it should - at the very least - permit a live audio feed of its most closely watched cases.