In his campaign to win a seat on Michigan's Supreme Court, his slogan was "Blind Justice."
Bernstein's story obviously appealed to voters. The Associated Press reports that he has run more than 15 marathons, "and in 2008 completed a triathlon by riding a bike 112 miles, running 26.2 miles and swimming 2.4 miles with the help of guides."
To prepare for his new role, he has been memorizing the key points of every brief. After he won the election, he had an assistant at his family's law firm read the briefs to him for mid-January arguments.
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