United States Supreme Court

Well, imagine that.

It turns out that judges with daughters are more likely to vote in favor of women’s rights than ones with only sons. The effect, a new study found, is most pronounced among male judges appointed by Republican presidents, like Chief Justice Rehnquist.

Yes, actual real-world experiences with family members who could be or are plaintiffs or criminal defendants has a tendency to open the eyes of your ivory-towered conservative jurist.

Which is why soon we’ll have a new kind of exposure (well, an ancient one to be honest) encouraged by individuals at ironically labeled conservative think tanks.