slow justice is better than none
10/15/10 Who can forget such a grotesque murder: shooting an elderly, disabled man and then throwing him and his wheelchair overboard as his tormented wife and the rest of the Jewish prisoners helplessly watched? The murderers were Palestinian terrorists, the victim was LeonKlinghoffer, the setting was the Italian ship the Achille Lauro, and the date was 1985. Twenty-five years later Nitsana Darshan-Leitner of the Israel Law Center, has finally been handed a favorable ruling from the Israeli Supreme Court that her case representing victims of that horror can go forward despite claims by representatives of the murderers that their efforts to achieve justice was barred. What can we say but brava to Darshan-Leitner, and what can we do but continue to marvel at the morality of those in the right, and wince in horror at the base immorality of those who are wrong.