BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia praised Idaho's completion of a nearly 30-year process negotiating water rights as a successful exercise in state rights and local control.
Ambrose Bierce once quipped that a lawyer is one skilled in the circumvention of the law. By that definition, Eugene Scalia is a lawyer of extraordinary skill. In less than five years, the 50-year-old son of Supreme Court Justice Antonin...Show More Summary
I have no idea whether Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is heading to the beach this summer now that he has made America safe for religious employers to discriminate against their female employees. Nor do I have any idea whetherShow More Summary
If I conducted a poll today asking who was the worst Supreme Court justice in history, I've no doubt the result would gel around either Antonin Scalia or Samuel Alito. If I conducted the same poll in 2012, the result might be Chief Justice...Show More Summary
A federal appeals judge harshly criticized U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia during a recent interview with lawyer and author Joel Cohen, published by the American Bar Association. Richard Posner, a renowned judge on the U.S....Show More Summary
Rush Limbaugh and caller Scott from Calhoun, GA recounted how Democrats in the 1990s played a key role in Hobby Lobby’s Supreme Court victory. In 1990, Justice Antonin Scalia wrote in the majority opinion in Employment Division v. Smith...Show More Summary
DON’T MISS: Supreme Court to consider ‘kill shot’ on public sector unions. Interestingly, if the unions survive it’ll probably be Scalia who is their savior: Conservative Justice Antonin Scalia could prove to be the swing vote, experts say. In a 1991 Supreme Court case, Scalia argued it is reasonable for unions to collect fees from [...]
By R. Albert Mohler Jr., special to CNN (CNN) – One year after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on the Defense of Marriage Act, this much is clear: Justice Antonin Scalia is a prophet. Back in 2003, when the court handed down the decision in Lawrence v. Texas, striking down all criminal statutes against homosexual acts, […]
Justice Antonin Scalia concurred with the majority on the Supreme Court in the unanimous decision to strike down President Barack Obama's "recess" appointments to the National Labor Relations Board in NLRB v. Noel Canning. However, he...Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia wrote a concurring opinion in McCullen v Coakley, today's decision overturning Massachusetts' thirty-five foot buffer zone around abortion clinics, caviling that pro choice advocates enjoy a special version of the First Amendment to which even this decision unnecessarily caters.
The Supreme Court issued a "sweeping and definitive" ruling against streaming service Aereo Tuesday morning. But Justice Antonin Scalia, conservative anchor of the court, didn't join the opinion. Six other Supreme Court justices found that Aereo violates copyrights owned by television networks whose programs the company's device streamed. Show More Summary
One doesn't typically associate Justice Antonin Scalia with environmental victories, but Monday's Supreme Court decision in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency ("UARG") is just that, albeit with caveats we'll address below. Let's start with the good news. Show More Summary
One doesn’t typically associate Justice Antonin Scalia with environmental victories, but Monday's decision in a case against EPA is just that.
One of the great joys of reading Justice Antonin Scalia's opinions, even when the question presented is relatively boring, is parsing his strange analogies. Last week, we learned he hated rock music, and believed that purchasing a gun is like purchasing milk and eggs. This week, he has some views on coffee to share. With bonus unnecessary Latin. Read more...
Associate Justice Antonin Scalia eked out a victory against the Environmental Protection Agency in a 5-4 opinion today limiting the EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse gases. However, the decision however does not prevent the EPA from using other means to regulate the pollutants linked to global warming. Specifically the vote means that the Clean Air […]
Justice Antonin Scalia wrote the decision, which cuts back on the agency's existing climate rules
On June 16, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that a law-abiding citizen cannot buy a gun for another law-abiding citizen. Justice Elena Kagan wrote the majority opinion and Justice Antonin Scalia wrote the dissent. As Breitbart News reported...Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia predicted in his DOMA dissent that if a federal ban on gay marriage is considered harmful to the rights of gay individuals, then it's only a matter of time before the same is said of state bans. And...Show More Summary
I’m sitting at lunch with Ahmed Abbadi at lunch in Rabat, Morocco. He bears a mild resemblance to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. His English is precise, and he is extraordinarily well versed not only in his own field of Islamic studies, but also in other religious ideas including the work of Martin Buber, a modern Jewish […]
What one subject could possibly bring together radio host Rush Limbaugh, drag queen RuPaul, and Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia?