Jamil Jaffer, a former attorney for the George W. Bush administration and current professor at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, told CNN on Tuesday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s recent indictments show he’s confident he can charge people with collusion...
The Justice of Contradictions: Antonin Scalia and the Politics of Disruption Book Tour January through March 2018 Professor of Law Richard L. Hasen will participate in a variety of speaking engagements this winter on his forthcoming book The Justice of Contradictions: Antonin Scalia … Continue reading ?
Great Joan Biskupic CNN report, which includes this nugget: Gorsuch’s tone during arguments can be haughty, which has sparked tensions, and he has bucked some institutional practices. He declined to attend a private session with the other justices soon after … Continue reading ?
Today, February 13, is the two-year anniversary of the passing of a giant of American jurisprudence, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. I’m sure each year I will be reminded of the contrast between the calmer days of 1986 when Scalia was confirmed 98-0 by the Senate and the battle by pro-abortion Democrats in 2016 to […]
I have written this piece for the Washington Post. A snippet: Scalia disrupted business as usual on the court just like Gingrich disrupted the U.S. House of Representatives in the 1990s and Trump is now disrupting the presidency. Scalia changed … Continue reading ?
Trump Is Driving His Lawyers Towards An Ethical Quandary Above The Law Justice Antonin Scalia: […]
Really looking forward to this today, talking about my upcoming book, The Justice of Contradictions: Antonin Scalia and the Politics of Disruption, on a great panel with Kannon Shanmugam and Elizabeth Wydra, moderated by Jeff Rosen. (Ed Whelan will be … Continue reading ?
It is interesting how a potential insight might come from the order and timing with which one reads a pair of articles. In my last post, I mentioned Antonio Scalia’s article on “The Rule of Law and the Law of Rules.” It mentioned two...Show More Summary
Concerning: Scalia, Antonin, 1989, “The Rule of Law and the Law of Rules,” The University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 4, pp. 1175-1188. Warning: I am going to agree with Justice Scalia. In this article, Antonin Scalia provided...Show More Summary
Really looking forward to this one. RVSP opens to the general public on February 9. … Continue reading ?
“Look how brilliant God is. The Lord controls life and death. It’s possible that if Antonin Scalia had lived, the urgency to support this president and his nominations might not have been so strong. You might have had Hillary Clinton...Show More Summary
Very much looking forward to this conversation with Joan at NYU, sponsored by the Brennan Center. Use the link to RSVP. … Continue reading ?
A former clerk for pro-life Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will become the next HHS Secretary as Senate Republicans approved Alex Azar today after successfully turning back a Democrat filibuster yesterday. Azar is President Donald Trump’s latest pro-life nominee to a key administrative position with influence over abortion policy. He was confirmed 55-43. Now, Azar, […]
A former clerk for pro-life Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will likely become the next HHS Secretary as Senate Republicans successfully tuned back a Democrat filibuster to move forward to a vote to approve Alex Azar today. Azar is President Donald Trump’s latest pro-life nominee to a key administrative position with influence over abortion policy. […]
I’ll be doing a fair amount of speaking in the spring, some (but not all) of it connected to the upcoming publication of my book, The Justice of Contradictions: Antonin Scalia and the Politics of Disruption (Yale University Press 2018). … Continue reading ?
ISN’T IT ROMANTIC? Need to Ensure the Sex You’re about to Have Is Consensual? There’s an App for That. “LegalFling is the first blockchain-based app to verify explicit consent before having sex.” Or as Antonin Scalia said, “The main business of a lawyer is to take the romance, the mystery, the irony, the ambiguity out […]
I’m so old I remember when we were supposed to consider Antonin Scalia a profound sage: Shortly before his death in February 2016, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia spoke favorably of Donald Trump’s presidential run. “Justice Scalia thought it was most refreshing to have a candidate who was pretty much unfiltered and utterly frank,” said […]
Said Bryan Garner, who has an upcoming book, "Nino and Me: My Unusual Friendship with Justice Antonin Scalia." Garner coauthored books with Scalia: "Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges" and "Reading Law: The Interpretation...Show More Summary
Jess Bravin for the WSJ: Shortly before his death in February 2016, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia spoke favorably of Donald Trump’s presidential run. “Justice Scalia thought it was most refreshing to have a candidate who was pretty much unfiltered … Continue reading ?
In the summer of 2016, shortly after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, Trump vowed at the Republican National Convention to fill his seat on the Supreme Court with "a person of similar views, principles and judicial philosophies."...Show More Summary