Thursday, July 6, 2006
From wsj.com: Ohio State University Moritz College of Law CrimProf Joshua Dressler was recently quoted in the Wall Stret Journal Article "Supreme Court's Current Term Has Proved Tought on Defendants."
"There seems to be a new self-confidence or aggressiveness" by the court's conservative bloc, says Dressler. Defendants lost by a more than 2-1 margin during the term that began in October. In many votes, the two Bush appointees, Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito, sided with police, prosecutors and prison wardens. Rest of Article. . . [Mark Godsey]