The Most Important, and Alarming, Contemporary Legal Story of Them All . . .

The Most Important, and Alarming, Contemporary Legal Story of Them All . . .

The Most Important, and Alarming, Contemporary Legal Story of Them All . . .

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April 23 2008 11:29 PM

The Most Important, and Alarming, Contemporary Legal Story of Them All . . .

. . . would almost certainly have to be this one .

And the problem is so gargantuan, so intractable, that despair seems to be the only possible response -- particularly if, like me, you've recently finished watching the gut-wrenching Season Three of The Wire on DVD.   

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Marty Lederman teaches constitutional law at the Georgetown University Law Center. He was deputy assistant attorney general in the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel 2009–10 and an attorney advisor in OLC 1994–2002. He has been a regular contributor to several legal blogs, including Just Security, Balkinization, and SCOTUSblog.