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Sat Feb 22, 2020, 08:51 AM

Justice Sotomayor writes a devastating rebuke of her conservative colleagues' callousness and fealty

to Trump

She argued that “this Court is partly to blame for the breakdown in the appellate process. That is because the Court—in this case, the New York cases, and many others—has been all too quick to grant the Government’s ‘reflexiv[e]’ requests.”

She continued: ''Perhaps most troublingly, the Court’s recent behavior on stay applications has benefited one litigant over all others. This Court often permits executions—where the risk of irreparable harm is the loss of life—to proceed, justifying many of those decisions on purported failures “to raise any potentially meritorious claims in a timely manner.”

Yet the Court’s concerns over quick decisions wither when prodded by the Government in far less compelling circumstances— where the Government itself chose to wait to seek relief, and where its claimed harm is continuation of a 20-year status quo in one State. I fear that this disparity in treatment erodes the fair and balanced decisionmaking process that this Court must strive to protect.
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In other words, she accused the conservative majority on the court of too easily dismissing the plight of people on death row, while jumping at the chance to do relatively trivial favors for the administration.

[link:https://www.rawstory.com/2020/02/justice-sotomayor-writes-a-devastating-rebuke-of-her-conservative-colleagues-callousness-and-fealty-to-trump/|]
Emphasis mine.

The dismantling of justice continues apace... when you own the courts you own everything.

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Sat Feb 22, 2020, 09:48 AM

1. Writ large.

History will show who aided and abetted the traitor.

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Sat Feb 22, 2020, 11:14 AM

2. Just ask the First People how the courts rules................

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Sat Feb 22, 2020, 01:21 PM

3. K&R

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