BigotedNew York judge persecutes juror, from John Marshall, NY Daily New :
An incensed federal judge sentenced a racist Brooklyn woman to indefinite jury duty on Tuesday after she trashed the NYPD and minorities.
“This is an outrage, and so are you!” Federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis told the woman, holding up her bile-filled juror questionnaire
Earth to Judge Garaufis, citizens in the United States have rights, and one those rights is to have their own opinions. It is Juror’s 799’s right to believe what she believe, whether or not you happen to agree with it nor not. You sir are a disgrace to both the New York State Bar and to the bench.
More, Eugene Volokh, Volokh Conspiracy :
Actually, if this story is accurate, what’s outrageous is the appalling abuse of power by the judge. The woman seems to have reprehensible moral beliefs. This is America, and she’s entitled to possess those beliefs. But government officials are not entitled to punish people for those beliefs, including by requiring them to serve more jury duty as a result of their beliefs
Juror 799’s opinions may not be right, but she has an absolute right to her opinions.
Obama, let them drive cake, video:
Hat tip: Ed Morrissey, .Hot Air