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Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Glenn Greenwald on “judicial activism”

Glenn Greenwald at Salon fires back at the right on “judicial activism” and a Nevada court case between MSNBC and Dennis Kucinich:
Our public discourse has taught conservatives that any time a court issues a ruling that produces an outcome that they dislike, that's "judicial activism." But that's a cruelly ironic lesson because, to the extent "judicial activism" has any meaning at all, it means doing exactly what right-wing ideologues have learned to do when talking about court rulings: judge the rulings based solely on their affection for the outcome.
Read the full post here.

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