05 July 2008
well now, makes you wonder what else the justice department has missed while they were busy editing wikipedia for zionist interests.
Published: July 3, 2008
WASHINGTON — In a highly unusual admission of error, the Justice Department acknowledged on Wednesday that government lawyers should have known that Congress had recently made the rape of a child a capital offense in the military and should have informed the Supreme Court of that fact while the justices were considering whether death was a constitutional punishment for the crime.
"It’s true that the parties to the case missed it, but it's our responsibility," the department’s public affairs office said in a statement.
"We regret," the statement said, "that the department didn’t catch the 2006 law when the case of Kennedy v. Louisiana was briefed."
A civilian Air Force lawyer, Dwight Sullivan, mentioned the omission over the weekend on his military law blog. The New York Times reported the oversight in an account that first appeared Tuesday on its Web site. ~ read more
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