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Friday, June 15, 2007

Happy Magna Carta Day

I'm guessing that Simplicius will append a calculation explaining how, because of calendrical reform, the eccentricity of the moon's orbit around the earth, and continental drift, we should actually have celebrated this three weeks ago Monday, but -- just wanted to send a little shout out to Magna Carta day. Everybody habeas your corpuses while you still can.

  • At 6/15/2007 02:24:00 PM, Anonymous hd wrote…

    Did any of you catch the This American Life episode on habeas corpus? it's quite moving--parts of it made me cry--and act two has a whole bit comparing the atrocities of Guantanamo Bay with the suspension of habeas corpus during the English Civil War (in a smart way, i promise!)

    you can download it for free from the following website if you're not already a thisamericanlife podcast junkie like me:

    http://www.thislife.org/Radio_Episode.aspx?episode=331

     

  • At 6/17/2007 11:06:00 AM, Blogger Simplicius wrote…

    Yes, hd, I did hear that episode, twice in fact (I'm a complete and utter NPR junkie)! And I agree, it's devastating.

     


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