When the seven-member high court deliberated cases behind closed quarters, Teitelman often would implore colleagues to "look for the justice in the case," Wolff said.
"Political life, which has been separate from real life - full of artifice, spin and flagrant fakery and inauthenticity - has been, rather miraculously, reduced to the real and transparent. That's the joke: Politicians are ordinary fools," he says. "Curiously, this leveling or reduction may deal a big blow to scandal. If we believe all politicians are having affairs, there's no story."