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Justices Scalia and Kagan Duck Washington for Hunting Getaway

They may be ideological foes on the bench, but this week, in the chilly late-autumn wilderness of north Mississippi, Justices Elena Kagan and Antonin Scalia were simply hunting buddies.

Justice Anthony Scalia's Hypocrisy On Parade

Justice Antonin Scalia has some serious double standards when it comes to killing, torture, and campaign finance. Speaking to Swiss National Radio, Scalia aired his opinion of torture, citing an episode of "24" as justification: "I think it is very facile for people to say 'Oh, torture is terrible,'" he said. Show More Summary

Antonin Scalia: Constitution Doesn’t Prohibit Torture

Justice Antonin Scalia says as far as our Constitution is concerned, torture is permissible. In an interview with Radio Television Suisse this week following the release of Senate Intelligence Committee’s CIA torture report, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said he doesn’t “think it’s so clear at all” that the U.S. Constitution prohibits torture, especially in [...]

Justice Scalia: Constitution Doesn’t Prohibit Torture

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

In an interview with Radio Television Suisse this week following the release of Senate Intelligence Committee's CIA torture report, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said he doesn't "think it's so clear at all" that the U.S. Constitution prohibits torture, especially in the "ticking time bomb" scenarios so often cited by defenders of the "enhanced interrogation techniques."

Supreme Court Justice Scalia says the Constitution does not prohibit torture

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said the moral and ethical issues brought up by the Senate's torture report are not "so clear at all," The Associated Press reports. "Listen, I think it's very facile for people to say, 'Oh, torture...Show More Summary

Antonin Scalia's Case for Torture

The outspoken Supreme Court justice weighs in on the Senate torture report.

Supreme Court Justice Scalia: The Constitution doesn't prohibit torture

He's in charge of our laws, you know. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia weighs in on whether it's legal for America to torture prisoners: Scalia tells a Swiss radio network that American and European liberals who say such tactics may never be used are being self-righteous. [...]Show More Summary

NAACP, Jesse Jackson oppose Obama's net neutrality push

You know a policy debate in Washington is interesting when President Obama and Justice Antonin Scalia are on one side and Rev. Jesse Jackson and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) are on the other. The Federal Communications Commission is considering...Show More Summary

A Look at ‘Justice Scalia’ on the Small Screen

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has been portrayed in various staged works produced in and around Washington, as Wednesday's Journal reports. But none of his new theatrical avatars is likely to reach an audience of 10.52 million—the...Show More Summary

Justice Scalia Suggests The First Amendment Doesn't Protect Angry Facebook Rants

The Supreme Court heard a dispute today over whether a guy's violent Facebook rants should have landed him behind bars, and Justice Antonin Scalia seemed unsympathetic to his cause. The case involves Anthony Douglas Elonis, who madeShow More Summary

Dan Mindus on Peter Thiel's Start-Up Manifesto

last monthNews : Reason

Just over 20 years ago, Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Anthony Kennedy made a decision that changed the world for the better. After interviewing Peter Thiel for the position of Supreme Court Clerk, they turned him down. Instead...Show More Summary

Justice Scalia Goes to Conservative Legal Event, Gives Boring Speech

The Federalist Society kicked off its national convention Thursday in Washington, DC, with a speech from Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who is one of two justices headlining the event. The other is Justice Samuel Alito, who is...Show More Summary

College Board’s Claim of ‘Flexibility’ in New AP U.S. History Framework Is Deceptive

Shortly after his confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1986, Justice Antonin Scalia delivered a speech in Atlanta about the genius of the constitutional structure. He began by reading the “bill of rights” from another, unnamed country’s...Show More Summary

Morning Docket: 11.12.14

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

With all this net neutrality talk, one of the biggest fans of the cause is Justice Antonin Scalia. He may not be tech-savvy, but he may yet save the internet. [National Law Journal] And the partners rejoiced? Bingham McCutchen approved a Morgan Lewis merger, and now the firm waits for its valiant rescuer to ride in upon its trusty steed. Show More Summary

Scalia’s new Obamacare test: Will the activist justice ignore reason and facts?

Conservatives' desperate case against the ACA suffers another setback, but that might not matter to Antonin Scalia

Supreme Court considers taking on appeal on Obamacare subsidies case

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Justice Antonin Scalia The Supreme Court will meet Friday to determine if they will hear an appeal of King v. Burwell in its docket this year. That's one of the group of cases, including Halbig that says four words in the AffordableShow More Summary

Gays and lesbians owe thanks to President George W. Bush and Justice Scalia

A lot of people are responsible for the wave of same-sex weddings sweeping the nation of late. But President George W. Bush and Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia deserve a lot more credit than they are given. By attempting to ban gay marriage, the president sparked public debate about marriage equality that ignited a historic […]

An Unlikely Trio Files a Rare Supreme Court Protest

Liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg joins with conservatives Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas to oppose the rejection of a Sixth Amendment appeal.

Scalia, Thomas, and Ginsburg File Rare Dissent from SCOTUS Refusal to Hear Crack-Cocaine Sentencing Case

2 months agoNews : Reason

The U.S. Supreme Court turns down the vast majority of petitions it receives without offering any sort of explanation. But in a rare move today, Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke out against the Court's refusal to hear a crack-cocaine sentencing case. Jones v. Show More Summary

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