Month: November 2010

Rhetoric, or Just the Facts, M’am?

It was a lively debate as the Justices considered whether a District Court in California can compel the release of inmates from overcrowded prisons. As the lawyer for California began his arguments by raising the specter of “between 36,000 and

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Mortal Kombat & James Madison

A few sketches and quotes from today’s Supreme Court arguments on violent video games, Schwarzenegger v. Entertainment Merchants Association :     “Some of the Grimm’s fairy tales are quite grim, to tell you the truth” – Justice Scalia California’s Deputy Attorney

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