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
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
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
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 […]
Liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg joins with conservatives Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas to oppose the rejection of a Sixth Amendment appeal.
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
Late Thursday night, the Supreme Court blocked Wisconsin from putting into effect the state's voter ID law. Justices Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia, and Clarence Thomas all dissented, saying the court cannot block an appeals court ruling unless the lower court "clearly and demonstrably erred in its application of accepted standards," USA Today reports. Show More Summary
The Center for Reproductive Rights has petitioned Justice Antonin Scalia for another injunction on restrictive HB 2
The ongoing federal challenge to Texas' omnibus anti-abortion law made its way to the nation's highest court on Monday evening, with abortion providers asking Justice Antonin Scalia to put an appeals court decision on hold while their...Show More Summary
(AP Photo/Lana Harris) Supreme Court Justice nominee Antonin Scalia puffs on his pipe as he listens to questions from Senate Judiciary Committee members during confirmation hearings in Washington on Tuesday, August 6, 1986. L ast week,...Show More Summary
Returning once again to the issue of religious expression in proximity to public schools and other public resources: During a speech at Colorado Christian University on Wednesday, Supreme Court Justice
The separation of church and state doesn't mean "the government cannot favor religion over non-religion," Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia argued during a speech at Colorado Christian University on Wednesday. "I think the main fight...Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia argued in a speech to a christian college on Wednesday that the separation of church and state does not prohibit the government of the United States from favoring religion over atheism, or non-religion. Show More Summary
This week, during a speech at Colorado Christian University, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dismissed the entire notion of separation of church and state:
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told an audience at Colorado Christian University Wednesday that the Constitution supports keeping God and religion in the public square. “I think the main fight is to dissuade Americans from what the secularists are trying to persuade them to be true: that the separation of church and state means that [...]
Young Turks host Cenk Uygur blasted Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Thursday, saying Scalia’s recent remarks about secularism and the U.S. flew in the face of the writings of the Founding Fathers he claims to emulate. “The Founding Fathers would be repulsed by people like...
A coy Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia fielded questions about marijuana legalization and same-sex marriage and defended the role of religion in public life during a talk at the University of Colorado on Wednesday.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a conservative Christian audience Wednesday that secular arguments about the public role of religion were “absurd.” “I think the main fight is to dissuade Americans from what the secularists are trying to persuade them to be true: that the separation of...
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is one of the most conservative justices of all time, a man who proudly boasts of his reactionary jurisprudence and flaunts his connection to the Republican elite. But every once in a while, Scalia’s...Show More Summary
SAN DIEGO, California -- “What is the source of our liberties?” United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia asked a room brimming with lawyers. Thursday morning’s Federalist Society event in San Diego featured the controversial jurist, who stressed how distinctive the U.S. Show More Summary