Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Marshall sucks. Yeah, I said it.

"Scalia Fears Chaos if Tribe Wins Tax Case."

That pretty much sums up the history of Indian law in this country. Constitution? Rule of law? Basic freaking fairness? Hold on there big shooter, let's think for a moment how inconvenient this ruling might be for the dominant culture.

I'm not a lawyer so if the person reading my blog is (yeah, you know who you are), help a brother out and let me know exactly how common it is for a court (any court, much less the SC) to consider to what extent a decision would be "creating governmental chaos" before ruling on the law.