Death Penalty Among the standard claims in any debate about capital punishment is that it is biased against blacks. Gregory Kane addresses this issue with an illuminating commentary on BlackAmericaWeb. It would be interesting to hear from someone who can refute his logic.
Lethal Injection The Florida Supreme Court has agreed to hear a second appeal from confessed murderer Danny Rolling after a judge ruled that his arguments against the state's lethal injection process were without merit. Rolling, who's execution is set for October 25, pled guilty to the brutal 1990 murders of five college students according to an Associated Press story
Judicial Education. Ed Whelan has this article at National Review Online on the criticism of judges attending expense-paid seminars. He contends that Senator Leahy's bill is not viewpoint-neutral but rather is "gerrymandered" to prevent judges from attending seminars sponsored by George Mason U. but allow them to attend those of the Soros-funded Aspen Institute.