The night following the U. S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold same sex marriage this past June, Justice Antonin Scalia did something you might find a little surprising. Though he was one of the four dissenters (and the most ferocious,)...
On the evening after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld same-sex marriage, liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was entertained by her conservative colleague Antonin Scalia singing a Bob Dylan song. The song, Ginsburg told Swiss newspaper Neue Zuercher Zeitung, was “The Times They Are...
ZURICH, Oct 8 (Reuters) - On the evening after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld same-sex marriage, liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was entertained by her conservative colleague Antonin Scalia singing a Bob Dylan song. The song, Ginsburg...Show More Summary
If an act, say a conspiracy to misuse a word, is incomplete, it's inchoate. Is a completed act choate? Not if you're Antonin Scalia. The Supreme Court Justice hates the word so much that he's interrupted oral arguments (not rare) to chastise a lawyer (rarer) for using the phrase. But......
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the oldest Justice on the Supreme Court, will turn 83 next March. Antonin Scalia, her BFF, will hit 80 just four days before. (They're both Pisces!) If they were practicing in many Big Law firms, both would have faced mandatory retirement policies years before. Sorry, Ruth......
If the Supreme Court abolishes the death penalty soon, which Justice Antonin Scalia said, last week, that he “wouldn’t be surprised” to see, the case of Richard Glossip is likely to be a significant point of reference in accounts of how it happened.
With the U.S. visits of Pope Francis and Chinese President Xi Jinping, the announced departure of House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and the persistent oxygen-sucking of Donald Trump, a rather noteworthy comment by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia this week went largely unnoticed. Scalia told...
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia seems a little confused. Speaking at Rhodes College on Tuesday, Scalia predictably railed against Supreme Court decisions he doesn't like, such as for marriage equality. But while his argument was...Show More Summary
John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor. 3 Catholics, 1 Jew.Missing were Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito, and Elena Kagan. 3 Catholics, 2 Jews.So Pope Francis couldn't get a majority — not a majority of the Court, not even a majority of the Catholics, and not a majority of the Jews.
Conservatives Antonin Scalia, Samuel Alito, and Clarence Thomas skip the House chamber speech.
To celebrate Constitution Day, Rhodes College recently invited Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to discuss—and, presumably, praise—the United States’ charter of liberties. Instead of waxing poetic on the Constitution, however, Scalia seized the moment to pillory the court’s decision in Obergefell v. Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia “criticized judges who believe the Constitution is a ‘living’ document, saying they amount to policy makers who are rewriting it and making moral decisions for the entire country about same-sex marriage and other issues,” the [...]
With less than two weeks before the start of the new Supreme Court session, Justice Antonin Scalia is still lamenting Obergefell v. Hodges, the June ruling that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. At a Tuesday speech at Rhodes College,...Show More Summary
When you think about anti-gay animus on the Supreme Court, you probably think of Justice Antonin Scalia’s stunningly homophobic opinions comparing homosexuality to murder, polygamy, animal abuse, drug addiction, incest, and prostitution. Show More Summary
Matt Ford in the Atlantic: Journalistic interviews with the justices are increasingly common and often good,but rarely great; New York magazine’s 2013 conversation with Antonin Scalia is adelightful exception. All nine of them speak often in public, although their audiences … Continue reading ?
Scalia has argued that public servants are obligated to follow the law, even when it conflicts with their personal beliefs. Justice Antonin Scalia has not directly commented on Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who refuses to follow...Show More Summary
The Supreme Court justice hasn't directly weighed in on the rogue antigay Kentucky clerk. But earlier statements indicate he doesn't support the fight she's waging. read more
Justice Antonin Scalia has not directly commented on Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who refuses to follow court orders on same-sex marriage, but his previous writings suggests he might order the public official to do her job or quit. Davis had asked the U.S. Supreme Court to exempt her from...
New York judge: The "chutzpah" of arguing that Sidley Austin's Carter Phillips failed to provide effective counsel! The bold, end-of-days declarations of Justice Antonin Scalia. Is he crying wolf? And Sen. Ted Cruz offers some solutions about what he sees as the "lawlessness" of the Supreme Court. This is a news roundup from ALM and other... Read the whole entry... »
Justice Antonin Scalia is well-known for his strongly held views, his pithy phrases, and his sometimes unbridled criticisms of his fellow justices. In 2015, he seemed to increase greatly the number of opinions in which he also claimed...Show More Summary