Following news of the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, reactions poured in from influential figures around the world. Continue reading ? The post ‘A brilliant jurist and important American:’ Reactions pour in remembering Justice Scalia appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Supreme Court Justice Scalia, who has just died unexpectedly, was a highly influential figure in American jurisprudence and legal thought. There will be much written about his legacy over the next few days. Yet even in the first few hours after the announcement of his passing, politicians are staking out their positions on the politics […]
Justice Scalia, who was marking his 30th year on the Supreme Court, is indisputably the most influential jurist of my lifetime (and probably longer than that). He reoriented the study and practice of constitutional law towards the meaning of the actual Constitution and the interpretation of statutes toward their actual text. Show More Summary
More On Saturday officials in Washington confirmed the death of Antonin Scalia, the conservative jurist who was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Ronald Reagan. In June 1986, TIME’s Richard Stengel described how Scalia’s background, upbringing and passion for an after-dinner sing-along brought the father of nine to the attention of Washington’s most influential…
It seems now to be confirmed that Antonin Scalia, one of the most influential figures in the history of American jurisprudence, has died after serving 30 years on the Supreme Court. Scalia’s influence went well beyond being one of the nine votes who decided the most important cases in the land. Show More Summary
Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79. Continue reading ? The post U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dies at 79 appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
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