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Opening Arguments

The absurd extreme

You know that governor we have in our heads that tells us when we've talked enough and it's time to listen and also frequently advises us not to speak at all? Well, Antonin Scalia's wasn't working this week:

This court has never held that the Constitution forbids the execution of a convicted defendant who had a full and fair trial but is later able to convince a habeas court that he is


Kevin Knuth
Tue, 08/18/2009 - 10:16am

Leo- are you saying the constitution should be open to interpretation by "activist judges"?

Leo Morris
Tue, 08/18/2009 - 10:33am


Tue, 08/18/2009 - 9:28pm

No one with a healthy distrust of government could ever really be for the death penalty.