Supreme Court to 8th Amendment: fuck off

OK, it’s old news, but your Bitemaster was musing today about the SCOTUS decision of 2010 in United States v. Comstock, wherein the majority held that sex offenders in federal custody could be incarcerated indefinitely after the completion of their sentences. The amazing thing is that the only two black-robers who voted against were Scalia and Thomas. I never would have thought they would be our guardians of liberty. Go figure.

Also, our resident constitutional expert, Mr H.O. Hell says that the 8th Amendment protection against “cruel and unusual punishment” supersedes the “Necessary and Proper” clause that the majority used as a basis for their decision.

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