Right now, you may not believe that you have to face a choice between devotion to order and devotion to justice. You may be confident that, for example, Trump will lose in court on his executive orders. This confidence is foolish. For at least the next two years, the Republicans can pass laws as they see fit. They will fill many open judgeships with conservative jurists. Trump will hire lawyers who are competent to draft his executive orders. Like King, you may have to choose between what judges say the law is and what you think is just.

Thought you guys might like this piece.

posted by snoodog: 741 days ago