Thursday, March 09, 2006

Swift Justice

Looks like our justice system could use a lesson from Iraq's not-yet-two-year-old government:

BAGHDAD, Iraq – The Iraqi government said 13 insurgents were hanged Thursday in the first executions of militants since capital punishment was reinstated in Iraq after the end of the U.S. occupation.
“The 13 terrorists were tried in different courts and their trials began in 2005 and ended earlier this year,” an official of the Supreme Judiciary Council said