Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite Save As Favorite View Article Stats
No comments

Cracking The Alito Codebook

Quicklink submitted by Rob Kall     Permalink
Related Topic(s): , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It


Become a Fan
  (276 fans)


At www.tompaine.com

The canard most frequently used by Supreme Court nominees before the Senate is that, in construing the Constitution in tough cases, justices function essentially like machines: Just insert the applicable constitutional language, context, history, precedents and facts, and justices mechanically determine what the law is, without exercising judgment or discretion or drawing upon their personal experience or values. Make no mistake about it: That view of the role of a justice is a myth

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.tompaine.com


 

Comments

The time limit for entering new comments on this Quicklink has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
No comments