O'Connor extols role of international law

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  1. ScreamingEagle
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    Sandra Day O'Connor, a Supreme Court member, is saying that we should recognize more international law. Do we seriously need some new judges or what?

    http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/apwashington_story.asp?category=1153&slug=Scotus%20O'Connor

    http://washingtontimes.com/national/20041027-115212-8210r.htm
     
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    Sandra, i think its about time to retire.

    We do not submit our soviergnty to the International community.
     
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    Amen brutha!
     
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    This is the part that raised my hackles:

    " Later this term, the Supreme Court will decide the constitutionality of executing juvenile killers. The case has attracted wide interest overseas, with many foreign nations filing briefs pointing to international human rights norms as a justification for outlawing the practice."

    Where the hell do other nations get off filing a damn thing with our supreme court in this matter? And how do the practices of other nations have any bearing on whether or not any given aspect of American law is constitutional or not. The first supreme court justice that cites foreign law in making any decision should be thrown off the court for malfeasance.
     
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    I'd rather see a dictatorship than a ultra-liberal supreme court.
     
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    The crazy bitch needs to retire and go work at the Hague then! :bat:
     
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    No, it's time to impeach Sandra Day O'Connor for refusing to uphold the Constitution of the United States as she promised to do the day she was sworn in as a Supreme Court judge.
     
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    Already happened although i dont remember who it was.
     
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    This is complete bullshit. I hate the whole concept of international law.

    But if that's how things are going to be, then it should work both ways. There are some shitty laws in some other countries and I think they should be changed.
     

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