Supreme Court Takes the "Radical" Stance That Prisoners Are Human Beings

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, in his dissenting opinionĀ to last week’s Brown v. PlataĀ decision, called the ruling ā€œperhaps the most radical injunction issued by a court in our nationā€™s history.ā€ Ā Since Scalia is the ultimateĀ legal literalist, we presumably ought to take hisĀ written opinionsĀ literally. So what is this decision that the Court’s most conservative justice finds […]