"Can't you stop someone suspicious, to see what's going on?"


Dahlia Lithwick reports on the oral arguments in the Hiibel ID case over at Slate. From the way she makes it sound, it doesn't seem as if the Supreme Court is prepared to do the serious reconsideration of the meaning of giving your ID to a cop in a database age that I called upon them to do in my Los Angeles Times op-ed.

: I had to rewrite this entry from memory because of an idiotic technical error I made that destroyed the original version as posted (and as commented on in the comment thread.)