Tuesday, August 18, 2009

A nut too far 

So the world's bestest justice system (tm) would execute an innocent man because judicial privilege trumps actual truth? I think the Christian right wingnut Scalia supporters are going to have a hard time swallowing this one:
“This court has never held,” Justice Scalia wrote, “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 ‘actually’ innocent.”

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