Category Archives: Habeas Corpus

There Is Justice and Then There Is the Law

Blame Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. – he sat on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932 and would fit right in today. That he died in 1935 presents a problem, of course. But he didn’t legislate … Continue reading

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That Book about What Everyone Really Knew but No One Wanted to Say

The buzz is all about the new Jane Mayer book, The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals (Doubleday, July 15, 2008) – and yes, you cannot buy a … Continue reading

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