Yesterday’s Inauguration of President Obama was stirring on many levels.  First to see the transfer of power calmly and the oath of office administered by the Supreme Court Justices is an inspiring moment.  Around the world people hunger for this kind of civil and democratic process.  As the Arab Spring continues to struggle with Democracy…Read more »

The Rule of Law

Parshat Yitro Exodus   18:1-20:23   This week the rule of law won out.  The release of the decision of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn Proposition 8 by a vote of 2-1 reaffirmed that justice and legal logic have a place in our society and our world.   Writing for the majority Judge Stephen…Read more »