In today’s On the Square , Wesley J. Smith decides to take that lawsuit filed against Israel and Italy for the unlawful death of Christ a little more seriously than it might deserve:

On one level, the claim is disturbingly reminiscent of the vicious “collective guilt” excuse cited over the centuries to justify pogroms against Jews. Never Again!

From another angle, it is bemusing. The case is frivolous, of course. But the story got me thinking as a contemporary lawyer about the facts of the matter and the differing legal standards that apply now.

Read the rest here . Even though the lawsuit may be frivolous, Wesley J. Smith’s column is not!

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