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I was just in my dashboard this morning and found I’d been getting hits on my old post about the conviction of Neville’s criminal nemesis in what was a very brave act from the 77-year-old. The Appellate Court affirmed the conviction and the story has drawn some attention from legal reporters and bloggers.
For the record, I still have problems with the law as applied in the matter. I think if you’re going to be sentenced for an enhancement involving the status of the victim you should at least be aware of that status. The enhancement doesn’t deter anything otherwise.
Hopefully he’s speaking for the administration, but he told AIPAC that Israel is going to have to get behind the two state solution. Everybody in office has until now been afraid to tell AIPAC anything they didn’t want to hear. Now he needs to pressure the Palestinian leadership.