Libby’s Last Stand

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A group of exceedingly prominent law professors (including Alan Dershowitz and Robert Bork) filed an amicus brief to Judge Reggie Walton yesterday, arguing that the Libby verdict could possibly be overturned on appeal because of the “close question” about the constitutionality of the special prosecutor.

I’ll leave it to the fine legal minds elsewhere to discuss the plausibility of the argument itself, but I was struck (as were others) by the footnote Judge Walton appended to his agreement to have the brief submitted:


That sound you heard in the background? SNAP.