Judge: Afraid of Whom? Ghosts?
Al-Tikriti: Afraid of the terrifying court.
Judge: You're terrifying!
Al-Tikriti: No, you're terrifying.
Judge: Why do you always have to be the hero? Get him out of here.1
A courtroom is not an arena in which dissension, particularly of a disruptive nature, may supplant, or even take precedence over, the task of administering justice.2
What does it mean to declare the unprecedented? This article is a consideration of the act of declaring, understood both as an act of speech and as an act which always points to a remainder. It is a consideration of the ghosts of time and the ghosts of …