Tuesday, April 8, 2008

How the Wall ate the Law

Adam Liptak's Sidebar in the Tuesday NYTimes profiles the little discussed law to construct a wall or fence along the Mexican border and its inclusion of a virtual legal neutron bomb that suspends all other federal laws if the Secretary of Homeland Security certifies that they interfere with construction of the wall. The placement of law and court stripping powers in the hands of crime warrior figures within the executive branch is quintessential governing through crime.

See a post on this at my Berkeley Jurisprude blog

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