Something to remember about the late Justice Scalia
“[SCOTUS] has never held that the Constitution forbids the execution of a convicted defendant who has had a full and fair trial but is later able to convince a habeas court that he is ‘actually’ innocent,” Antonin Scalia, In Re Troy Anthony Davis, 557 US (2009) http://ow.ly/Yo7yt
What is required for a civil contempt conviction?
There is a three part test for contempt: “The criteria applicable to a contempt of court conclusion are settled law. A three-pronged test is required. First, the order that was breached must state clearly and unequivocally what should and should not be done. Secondly, the party who disobeys the order must do so deliberately and […]