« Ind. Decisions - Court of Appeals issues 2 opinion(s) today (and 9 NFP memorandum decision(s)) | Main | Ind. Courts - Topics relating to press (and perhaps public) access to court information »

Friday, September 09, 2016

Ind. Decisions - Interesting discussion in immigration case today from 7th Circuit

In Shmael Turkhan v. Loretta E. Lynch (Bd. Immig. Appeals), a 12-page opinion, Chief Judge Wood begins:

Bureaucracy’s “specific nature,” Max Weber said, “develops the more perfectly the more [it] is ‘dehumanized,’ the more completely it succeeds in eliminating from official business love, hatred, and all purely personal, irrational and emotional elements which escape calculation.” Max Weber, Bureaucracy, in FROM MAX WEBER: ESSAYS IN SOCIOLOGY 196, 215–16 (H.H. Gerth & C. Wright Mills eds. & trans., 1991). By this standard, the government’s treatment of this case has achieved perfection.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on September 9, 2016 01:39 PM
Posted to Ind. (7th Cir.) Decisions