A blog of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section

For all I know, Bryant has received his just deserts. But he surely has not received them pursuant to the procedures that our Constitution requires. And what has been taken away from him has been taken away from us all.—Justice Antonin Scalia in dissent

Opinion by the Supreme Court and the dissent

Note Justice Scalia’s application of originalism

Adam Liptak’s report on the New York Times website

Free legal research available on State and Federal court appointed cases from the Student Research Center. http://www.philadelphiabar.org/page/CJResearch?appNum=4

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