Joseph L. Hoffman and Nancy J. King:
The never-ending stream of futile petitions suggests that habeas corpus is a wasteful nuisance. We need a new approach.
Jon Lee Anderson:
The air stinks heavily of raw sewage, but no one seems to notice.
So convenient a thing it is to be a reasonable creature, since it enables one to find a reason for every thing one has a mind to do.
Justice Scalia in 2009:
"This court has never held that the Constitution forbids the execution of a convicted defendant who had a full and fair trial but is later able to convince a habeas court that he is 'actually' innocent."
Have you seen Conviction?
Justice, Too Much and Too Expensive