Skip to comments.Prop. 8 Judge: 'What Judges Do and Must Do Is ... Move the Strike Zone'
Posted on 09/17/2012 10:10:04 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Judge Vaughn Walker, the now-retired federal judge in San Francisco who nullified Californias Proposition 8 in 2010, said if judges really are umpires, they must sometimes move the strike zone in order to champion social issues like same-sex marriage.
Case by case, what judges do and must do is take account of the pitcher and the batter in the legal arena, watch the windup, the throw, the curve, and the delivery and then, where they believe appropriate, move the strike zone, Walker wrote on Aug. 28 in the University of Illinois Law Review.
But Walker, flouting Justice Antonin Scalia and other strict constructionists, said that judges not only make law, but cannot avoid doing so.
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He should be disbarred. Just like the umpires that change the rules, get rid of them.
Is this the “judge” who had the penis pump in court?
I believe they call this ‘judicial tyranny’.
Well, the simple faggot is “retired”, so I guess he can’t be impeached.
Congratulations to Ted Olsen, former conservative, for somehow getting (and keeping!) a faggot judge to hear his case for overturning the overwhelming will of the people. Nice win, Ted. You sick scumbag.
The fact that Mittens’ VP Ryan tapped that scumbag Olsen for help in his debate prep gives me great pause. Olsen is the kind of scum he should avoid like the plague.
I hope this guy rots in hell right alongside Hitler.... And Soon.
Judges/Umpires are NOT players
This isn't law. It's the ravings of a madman.
“What a fool believes, he sees.”
No wise man this.
Like others, I'm of the opinion that this man was never qualified to be a judge in the first place.
He thinks a judge is a king with a lifetime appointment.
Just imagine how much damage he must have done in his career.
He certainly believes in the rule of man versus the rule of law. In the eyes of the Founding Fathers, this man would be a rebel and a sodomite and would not be worthy of life.
Thanks; added that as a keyword. Last thread with said keyword was posted back in July.
Umpires have slightly different strike zones, but when the ball sails over your head and into the backstop, only this idiot would call it a strike.
How many more of these idiots do we have on the bench? Where do we spawn these demons?
Hahvahd, Yale, and a multitude of other left-leaning universities.
they must sometimes move the strike zone in order to champion social issues like same-sex marriage.
No, you don’t “move the strike zone,” you uphold the LAW as written.
Any judge who violates that simple rule should be immediately removed off the bench.
Radical judges are the failing of the American society.
This is outright admission that he violated his oath of office as a Justice. His cases should all be reviewed formthismillegal bias and retried.
Further, he should end the rest of his natural life in jail.
Nothing more. Nothing less.
I had a libtard poster at my local newspaper once respond to me, regarding the wanton disregard of immigration laws, that the "law" is whatever you can get away with.
His so-called “decision” on Prop 8 ought to be nullified, to be sure.
Too bad it’s too late to impeach him; but how about suing him for malfeasance, with forfeiture of pay & benefits; and reimbursement of all pay & benefit costs for the time spent on cases in which he gave suspect rulings?
Or maybe just tar & feather him, before hanging him from the nearest lamp post, to cut our losses.