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'The Court Tunes Out'

May 06, 1987

I share your sense of deep shame that Justices Rehnquist, Powell, White, O'Connor and Scalia dismissed the evidence that "relentlessly documents" racial bias in the imposition of capital punishment.

I am reminded of Wilfred Bion's melancholy observation, "If the mind does not see what is obvious, there is nothing to be done.

FREDERICK KURTH

Hawthorne

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