All is not lost, my friends. The case to watch is Bethea vs. North Carolina. It is the ex post facto case to end all this bullshit about Regulatory vs Punitive, and it is up for Cert as we speak. If there’s any justice in the world this case will be won by Bethea and life as we know it will be forever changed for the better. Here’s a link where you can watch its progress through the Cert process:
Read the amicus brief submitted by the Cato Institute and you will see that there is every reason to be optimistic about this case.