Whether you agree with his general approach to judicial decision-making, you will likely agree that Scalia's writing is masterful and we can all learn from that.Read More »
WASHINGTON — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom of a presidential ...
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PHILADELPHIA — The presence of three women on the U.S. Supreme Court isn’t enough to convince Justice Antonin Scalia that the court has become a diverse body. In remarks Wednesday night in Philadelphia, Scalia noted that four of the high ...Read More »
“Pure applesauce.” “Jiggery-pokery.” Comparable to “the mystical aphorisms of the fortune cookie.” How’s that for a sampling of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s thoughts on his colleagues’ judicial reasoning? And that’s just last week. Scalia’s dissents in both King v. ...Read More »
Excerpts from the majority opinion of Justice Anthony Kennedy and dissents written by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito in the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling Friday that declared a constitutional right to same-sex ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Siding with the White House in a foreign-policy power struggle with Congress, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that Americans born in the disputed city of Jerusalem can’t list Israel as their birthplace on passports. In a 6-3 ruling, ...Read More »
McLEAN, Va. — Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says the courts will ultimately have to determine the legality of wiretapping by the National Security Agency. And he’s not sure that’s a good thing. Scalia addressed NSA wiretapping Wednesday in a ...Read More »