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May 28, 2009

Quote of the Day

Undue judicial deference creates large amounts of government discretion that in turn invites self-interested actors to game the system.

- Richard A. Epstein

Empathy is a sword that cuts both ways:

Frank Ricci, the dyslexic fireman who spent his own money to pay someone to read the books he needed to prepare for the promotion exam and then didn't get the promotion because New Haven was worried that no blacks had passed the exam is an example of a plaintiff who didn't earn the empathy of Sotomayor and her fellow judges.

Posted by Cassandra at May 28, 2009 01:17 PM

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