Three Years of Hell to Become the Devil: Textualism and a Certain Misplaced Sympathy
The headline currently on the front page of the Greying Lady seems like a Scrappleface parody.
To More Inmates, Life Term Means Dying Behind Bars
To which many non-legal or non-NYT readers likely responded, "Well, yeah. What exactly does 'life' mean otherwise?"
(Reportage or editorial? Oh, it's the NYT, never mind--that's a rhetorical question....)