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June 30, 2006

A few thoughts on the SCOTUS Hamdan ruling

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Posted by Darleen at June 30, 2006 07:14 AM


Another option: get Congress to pass legislation over-ruling the SCOTUS...

Posted by: I R A Darth Aggie at June 30, 2006 09:43 AM

Sounds unconstitutional to me.....

Posted by: Carl W. Goss at July 1, 2006 07:55 AM

It isn't, Carl. Congress does it all the time. You'll notice that the SCOTUS will cheerfully overturn state law, but is much more circumspect when it comes to federal law.

McCain-Feingold is a prior restraint of political speech, but was upheld. Political speech being the most holy of the holies of speech...

Posted by: I R A Darth Aggie at July 2, 2006 06:59 PM