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Son Of SCOTUS Justice Complains Dad Is Liberal Bogeyman

Christopher Scalia has penned an article for The Weekly Standard complaining that his dad, Antonin, is misunderstood by the left. He says his father’s critics… …will never read any of Justice Scalia’s opinions or books, or encounter a news article that accurately represents his opinions or statements. If they hear his name, they won’t say, [...]

Fallible But Final: Why Justice Scalia is Wrong About the Supreme Court's Authority

Are government officials obliged to conform their conduct to Supreme Court decisions that they believe to be wrong? Recently, at an event with Princeton University Professor Robert P. George, Justice Antonin Scalia addressed this question--one...Show More Summary

Morning Wrap: Kagan Says Scalia's 'Historic' | Sotomayor's Regrets

Justice Antonin Scalia will "go down as one of the most important, most historic figures on the court," Justice Elena Kagan says. Meanwhile, Justice Sonia Sotomayor regrets not being a law clerk. And a federal jury resumes deliberations Wednesday in the conspiracy trial of a former energy executive in West Virginia. Show More Summary

Antonin Scalia: If We Protect Gays, Why Not Child Molesters?

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is famed for his archconservative views and often-homophobic rhetoric, but he took it up a notch even for him Monday, saying the logic behind making LGBT people a protected minority could just asShow More Summary

Scalia mocks gays for getting legal protections because 'nobody loves them'

Justice Antonin Scalia was his usual repulsive self while speaking to Georgetown University law students Monday, equating sexual predators and child abusers with being gay for the purposes of First Amendment protections. Adam LiptakShow More Summary

Antonin Scalia: SCOTUS Logic On Gay Rights Could Lead To Protections For Child Abusers

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia still isn't very happy about Supreme Court decisions protecting gay Americans. During an appearance at Georgetown Law School on Monday, Scalia worried that the high court was choosing which minorities got certain protections, The New York Times reported. Show More Summary

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Compares Gays to ‘Pederasts’ and ‘Child Abusers’

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has compared laws protecting gays with rights for child molesters. Speaking to first year law students at Georgetown University yesterday, Scalia said that laws protecting gay rights could also be applied to “pede… Read The post Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Compares Gays to ‘Pederasts’ and ‘Child Abusers’ appeared first on Towleroad.

Justice Antonin Scalia Questions Logic Behind Gay Rights Protections

The Supreme Court’s decisions protecting gay rights were not rooted in the Constitution, and their logic could as easily apply to child molesters, Justice Scalia told first-year law students at Georgetown.

Scalia on the Role of the Courts

Last week Justice Antonin Scalia spoke at a Union League event with Princeton University professor of politics Robert P. George, who summarized the event on his Facebook page: Justice Scalia was sparkling. I have had the privilege of conducting public dialogues with him on several occasions, and he has always been impressive. Show More Summary

If Scalia Were King, He’d Jail Every Flag-burning ‘Weirdo’

Antonin Scalia gives the best rants. The always outspoken conservative Supreme Court justice participated in a Union League event at Princeton...

9th Cir. Takes on Senile Judges With Awareness Program

It's not just Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia who are likely to die on the bench. Though those Supreme Court Justices are over 80, they've both steadfastly refused to consider retirement. They've got company. Many federal judges plan on hanging on to that gavel right to the end.......

Scalia Takes on Katzmann in Statutory Interpretation Smackdown

For the past year, Justice Antonin Scalia and Judge Robert Katzmann have been battling for the hearts, or at least the minds, of the judiciary through books presenting competing approaches to statutory interpretation.

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“The whole time I have been on my court, it has been a liberal court.” — Justice Antonin Scalia, quoted by the Wall Street Journal, reflecting on his 30 years on the Supreme Court.

Justice Scalia warns that the Supreme Court is causing the 'destruction of our democratic system'

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was extra fiery during a talk at Santa Clara University in California this week, saying in no uncertain terms that the court had been making a lot of bad decisions. In his speech, Scalia said he believes...Show More Summary

Ginsburg Accepts Her Cultural Brand at Dinner Honoring Her Work

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has an admission to make: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is sharper at intellectual property law than he is. "My judgement is often guided considerably by Ruth," Scalia said in a tribute video for Ginsburg shown Tuesday night at a dinner hosted by the ChIPs organization for female IP lawyers. Show More Summary

Need a Last Minute Halloween Costume? Why Not Texas Law Hawk?

You've got less than a week to put together the perfect, attorney-appropriate Halloween costume. Forget going as sexy Chief Justice Roberts or a blood-lusty Antonin Scalia (serving up some lethal injection cocktails). Why not try the Texas Law Hawk? All you need is a suit, a dirt bike, and a......

Justice Scalia Says He'll Retire Once He 'Can't Do The Job As Well'

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Justice Antonin Scalia isn't stepping down from the U.S. Supreme Court soon, but he offered some clues Tuesday as to when he might. In a speech at the University of Minnesota Law School, the longest-serving justice currently on the court said he'll retire whenever he feels he's no longer quite up to the requirements of the job. Show More Summary

Death Penalty Enthusiast Antonin Scalia Wouldn't Be Surprised If It Were Abolished

On Tuesday, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said he would not be surprised if the death penalty was abolished in the United States in the near future. Read more...

Scalia: Wouldn't Surprise Me If Death Penalty Struck Down

The death penalty is not long for this Earth, or at least for the US, if Antonin Scalia's predictions are to be believed. The conservative Supreme Court justice spoke Tuesday at the University of Minnesota Law School, and capital punishment was brought up after Scalia started expounding on his views...

Justice says he wouldn’t be surprised if death penalty fell

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Justice Antonin Scalia said Tuesday he wouldn't be surprised if the nation's highest court invalidates the death penalty.

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