A federal appeals court ruled Monday that a Mexican teenager killed by a Border Patrol agent was protected by the US constitution, even though the teen was on Mexican soil when he was shot. The ruling from the fifth US circuit court of appeals means the family of 15-year-old Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca can move forward with a civil lawsuit against the agent.The next step for this process is the Supreme Court...and one can be pretty confident the five-vote cast of subjects who usually don't believe in international law, will have at least one find it a real convenient contrivance when killing a foreign kid is a possibility. [cross-posted at Firedoglake]
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
And when will Sammy Alito ask whether the guard was a Christian or not?
After all, a mere border cannot keep him from practicing his "faith" -- in treating foreign teens as cannon-fodder.