20 January 2020

A Second Best System To Secure Justice

Any tribunal that needs to buy new furniture to conduct a trial is probably not the optimal one in terms of impartiality, predictability, and accurate and just results.
“Dust Off the Impeachment Tables, a Senate Trial Is Underway; To make way for a historic impeachment trial, the Senate is undergoing a physical makeover, with custom tables for the prosecutors, cubbies for senators’ phones and quarters for the chief justice”: Michael D. Shear has this article in today’s edition of The New York Times.

Most importantly, of course, is that the procedures up for grabs at the same time that the merits are being contested, with few strong or binding precedents.

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