Friday, June 30, 2006

From the NY Times--Guantanamo

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/29/washington/29cnd-scotus.html?pagewanted=2&ei=5087%0A&en=016f4299710789ee&ex=1151812800

In the courtroom on Thursday morning, the chief justice sat silently in his center chair as Justice Stevens, sitting to his immediate right as the senior associate justice, read from the majority opinion. It made for a striking tableau on the final day of the first term of the Roberts court: the young chief justice, observing his work of just a year earlier taken apart point by point by the tenacious 86-year-old Justice Stevens, winner of a Bronze Star for his service as a Navy officer during World War II.

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