Where is Oliver Stone when you need him?
It was a sparsely populated day today at the Supreme Court. The press box was depleted. The crowd was thin. Perhaps everyone else was still stuck in line waiting to vote?
Yet despite the low turnout, the Supreme Court made a spirited journey to the very heart of our nation’s federal conspiracy law.
To see the issue the Court wrestled with in Smith v. United States, let’s start with a hypothetical….