Is Chief Justice John Roberts cooler than you think? In his dissenting opinion in Sprint Communications v. APCC Services, a case involving the standing to bring suit of collection agencies that were assigned rights – Judge Roberts writes: “The absence of any right to the substantive recovery means that the respondents cannot benefit from the judgment they seek and thus lose Article III standing. ‘When you got nothing, you got nothing to lose.’ Bob Dylan, Like a Rolling Stone, on Highway 61 Revisited (Columbia Records 1965).
A great segue for that bit of pop culture or was it a little forced? I vote “a little forced.” But I’m grateful for the effort.