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Aristides de Sousa Mendes, a hero for our time

Remember when Sally Yates was fired for defying a president and news media figures immediately invoked Richard Nixon’s “Saturday night massacre?” I, too, thought of Nixon, for a moment. But then it was another man, a radiant embodiment of resistance … Continue reading

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A statute of limitations makes me boiling mad

Look at this: Disturbing’ False Arrest Claim by US Citizen Against ICE Time-Barred, Divided Panel Says Andrew Denney, New York Law Journal August 2, 2017    A U.S. citizen who was held in custody for more than three years under … Continue reading

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If we are a nation of law, what do we do about a bad law?

I’m working on an article about a greatly heroic man whose act in saving thousands of desperate refugees and immigrants centered on defiance of one of his country’s laws. Actually not a law, but an executive order. I think of … Continue reading

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