The Kentucky Quizmaster: Judge Danny Boggs

Law360, New York (August 5, 2014, 6:42 PM EDT) -- In recent years, Sixth Circuit Judge Danny Julian Boggs has become notorious for taking a novel approach to one of the more mundane facets of judicial life, vetting prospective law clerks using a quirky, 100-question general knowledge quiz covering topics as varied as Proust and particle physics.

Judge Boggs says the famously difficult quiz — average scores clock in at around 30 percent — has proven useful in attracting world-class polymaths to his braniac-salon chambers, noting that three former clerks have appeared on the long-running game show “Who...
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