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
To the editor: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia seems unable to understand that democracy, of its own nature, is a progressive form of government and will never remain in the static form his comfort level seems to require. ("Justice Scalia: Why he's a bad influence," op-ed, July 14)
Has Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia completely lost his mind? Or is he better understood as the court's biggest sore loser, who just can't accept the fact that his colleagues roundly rejected his blustery constitutional and statutory interpretation when they ruled last month in favor of same-sex marriage in Obergefell v. Show More Summary
Justice Antonin Scalia is setting a terrible example for young lawyers. Ignore, for now, his jurisprudence, his famously strict originalism; it's his tone that's the problem.
But next term may see conservative backlash. Chief Justice John G. Roberts had just finished reading his biting dissent in the same-sex marriage case when he took up the more mundane duty of announcing that Justice Antonin Scalia had the opinion in the next case: Johnson v. Show More Summary
Either way, the sun appears to have set on the Supreme Court justice’s once-promising career.
Invoking 'Kulturkampf,' 'legalistic argle-bargle,' and 'the black-robed supremacy,' Justice Scalia expresses his opposition to LGBT rights in a colorful manner. Just ask the nearest hippie. read more
Bob Dylan‘s “The Times They Are A-Changin'” being sung by a Supreme Court justice after their historic ruling on same sex marriage seems like something out of a musical — cue dancers and a choir and you’ve got the Bob version of Across the Universe. Show More Summary
The justice has redefined how the Supreme Court interprets statutes, a former Acting Solicitor General of the United States says.
Richard Wolf for USA Today: He speaks the most during oral arguments, so perhaps it’s no surprise that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia remains the most popular among his colleagues on the outside speaking circuit as well. Scalia took 23 … Continue reading ?
It seems only fitting to use Antonin Scalia’s own words for a poetry slam, since the justice’s snarky dissents are filled with so many poetic gems. The Affordable Care Act victory was followed quickly by the same-sex marriage win, and...Show More Summary
Jon Stewart mocked Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia using his own words. Stewart used several of his opinions and statements to illustrate his blatant hypocrisy and dishonesty by playing clips with snippets from Antonin Scalia's Obamacare dissenting opinion. Show More Summary
Marriage, which for many is the sign of a loving and intimate relationship, is now a constitutional right of all U.S. citizens. In his widely read dissent, Justice Antonin Scalia asserted that if anything, “freedom of intimacy is abridged...Show More Summary
It's not every day that progressive legal commentators side with Justice Antonin Scalia. But in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision concerning same-sex marriage, at least two have expressed views on an important legal doctrine that are quite similar to Scalia's. Show More Summary
Appearing on Tuesday's New Day, CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin renewed his lambasting of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as he asserted that Scalia's dissent on the Court's gay marriage ruling was "unprecedented in its vitriol:" as the CNN analyst saw the conservative justice showing "abuse and contempt" for his fellow justices. Show More Summary
Justice Antonin Scalia's dissents in the Obamacare and gay marriage rulings have been made into a song by Coheed and Cambria.
To the editor: The portrayal of Justice Antonin Scalia's language as set forth by columnist Steve Lopez ( "Scalia discovers we are 10th circle of hell," Column, June 27) seemed unbelievable, so I read the dissent on the Supreme Court website.
Justice Antonin Scalia's intemperate dissenting opinion in the Supreme Court's landmark marriage equality case included some epic old dude grumpery, including the phrases "pure applesauce" and "jiggery-pokery." Read the rest
A cranky Lawrence O'Donnell on Monday lashed out at the "terrible" Antonin Scalia, deriding the Supreme Court justice for his "wacky," bad writing. O'Donnell wondered if the conservative is "now the Donald Trump of the Supreme Court...