The Extravagance of Constitional Rights

History teaches that grave threats to liberty often come in times of urgency, when constitutional rights seem too extravagant to endure.

Thurgood Marshall, US Supreme Court Justice (1908-1993)

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This was a Thought for the Day disseminated in the September 25, 2006, “A Word a Day” from Wordsmith.

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