Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Justice Brandeis on Zeal and Liberty

"The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding." Justice Brandeis, dissenting in Olmstead v. United States (1928). Perhaps Ms. Napolitano thinks, "Aha, but I'm a woman. So the public need not fear full-body scanners. Compare Tillers's foolish class exercise."

There go my chances for a government job.


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The dynamic evidence page

It's here: the law of evidence on Spindle Law. See also this post and this post.

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