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'Supreme Court Five' Unleash Government Of, By and For the Oligarchs

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

Antonin Scalia keynoted event at anti-equality diocese; doesn't want it heard, apparently

last weekLGBT / Gay : Good As You

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"...

Study Ranks Antonin Scalia as Most Sarcastic SCOTUS Justice

last weekNews : Mediaite

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.

Editorial Of The Day

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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

Republicans turn to courts to thwart Obama policies

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

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 months 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

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

2 months agoNews : 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

3 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

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