Tag Archives: Activist Judges

Gideon’s Trumpet Again

Anthony Lewis recently passed away – the man who made America actually pay attention to the Supreme Court. Someone had to explain what was going on after the 1954 Brown decision that declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white … Continue reading

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Walking the Lobster

The French poet and translator Gérard de Nerval was a bit odd – he had a pet lobster named Thibault he took for walks in the Palais Royal gardens in Paris, on the end of a blue silk ribbon no less. But his translation … Continue reading

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