During a lecture in Arkansas, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia “commented that four of the court’s justices represented every borough of New York City but Manhattan. And of the nine justices, six were Catholic and three were Jews,” the Arkansas [...] The post The Unrepresentative Supreme Court appeared first on Political Wire.
Discussing his views on gay rights alongside Ruth Bader Ginsburg at George Washington University Thursday, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia bristled at the notion that he comes across as "anti-gay". The Washington Blade reports: “The issue of gay rights, on...
Likenesses of Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, Samuel Alito, John Roberts (created by Daniel Lowenstein) stand in front of the 10th Circuit Court of appeals in Denver after 2014 McCutcheon v. FEC decision Photo...Show More Summary
In mid 2014, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a reliable and notorious opponent of LGBT rights, keynoted an event for the Catholic Diocese of Arlington, VA. Scalia's son Paul, who has long been affiliated with Catholicism's version of an "ex-gay"...
If you ever wanted to learn how to turn humor into something really boring, become a law professor, find a method to quantify how funny a Supreme Court justice can be, and then rank them against each other.
From the editorial board of the New York Times: Justice Antonin Scalia, who has voted against constitutional protections for gays and lesbians at every opportunity, foresaw this moment more than a decade ago, when the court reversed its own precedent and banned state anti-sodomy laws. Show More Summary
The GOP's best friend, Justice Antonin Scalia. Republicans learned a key lesson in the 2000 election: they can always thwart the will of the voting public by going to court. So what if President Obama has won two decisive elections?Show More Summary
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 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
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 [...]
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 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
The outspoken Supreme Court justice weighs in on the Senate torture report.
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
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
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
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
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
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