In December the Supreme Court declined to hear a case challenging a Chicago suburb’s ban on selling and owning assault weapons. Two justices—Clarence Thomas joined by Antonin Scalia—offered up a bitter dissent when the court refused to weigh in. Show More Summary
Justice Antonin Scalia didn't make it to the Supreme Court this week, but he did leave a snippy note for Justice Anthony Kennedy in a major juvenile justice case decided Monday. The decision in Montgomery v. Louisiana made retroactive...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- When the U.S. Supreme Court heard an unusual two hours of arguments in October to consider Kansas' death penalty regime, Justice Antonin Scalia took a break from the legal specifics of the case. "Let me put the crime to you. Show More Summary
If recent history is any indication, the three most conservative Supreme Court Justices --- Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, and Antonin Scalia --- will be ‘no shows’ at the State of the Union Address tonight.
The conservative Supreme Court justice holds the key to their fate in a case with blockbuster potential.
The gun lobby does not want to hear it, but the Second Amendment is not an absolute right. Indeed, the U.S. Supreme Court in a 2008 opinion authored by Justice Antonin Scalia stated that "laws imposing conditions and qualifications on the commercial sale of arms" do not subvert the Second Amendment. Show More Summary
When absorbing Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's recent remarks, keep in mind that this is a sitting member of the Supreme Court and one of the nine people in America most capable of enforcing his personal beliefs onto the restShow More Summary
AP: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said Saturday the idea of religious neutrality is not grounded in the country’s constitutional traditions and that God has been good to the U.S. exactly because Americans honor him. Scalia was speaking at a Catholic high school in the New Orleans suburb of Metairie, Louisiana. Scalia, who was appointed […]
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said the U.S. Constitution doesn't prohibit presidents from honoring God or the goverment from placing religion above secularism, though added that one denomination cannot be favored over another...
Speaking at a Catholic high school in New Orleans recently, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said, "To tell you the truth there is no place for that in our constitutional tradition. Where did that come from To be sure, you can'tShow More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s position on matters of religious freedom has come up before, but today, speaking at a Catholic High School, he was explicit in stating that he believes equal protections for non-religious American citizens are not guaranteed in the U.S. Show More Summary
Earlier today, speaking at Archbishop Rummel High School in Louisiana, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told the audience that religious neutrality had no basis in the Constitution.That doesn't mean one religion can be promoted over another, he explained, but that belief in God can absolutely be promoted over atheism:
One of our bedrock First Amendment principles is the government being neutral on religion, but that isn’t how Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia sees it. Scalia was speaking Saturday at Archbishop Rummel High School in Metairie, Louisiana. Scalia, who was appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1986, has consistently been one of the court’s more [...]
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia ran headlong into the leftist meat grinder by questioning whether college admission of blacks with academic achievement levels significantly lower than the rest of the
Justice Antonin Scalia earned his stripes as the court’s loosest cannon for his remarks on Obamacare and same-sex marriage, while Justice Clarence Thomas was honored for making it through his ninth year without asking a single question during oral arguments.
Dear U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, I have been pondering your comments on the Fisher V. University of Texas case. And I have a few things to say to you. My story did not start with a Facebook post garnering a few popular hashtags that filled my timeline the morning I wrote it. Show More Summary
Scalia and affirmative action by Jordan Cooper Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia answered the question for why blacks are under performing in college partially, but he left out something important. Many blacks need an extra push to succeed in college. A bunch of blacks need to see a given outcome of opportunities rather than a [...]Show More Summary
"... for speaking the plain truth on a subject where lies have been the norm for years," writes Thomas Sowell of the much-discussed oral argument in Fisher v. University of Texas.Affirmative action is supposed to be a benefit to black and other minority students admitted with lower academic qualifications than some white students who are rejected. Show More Summary
Ever since the oral argument last week in the Supreme Court in Fisher v. University of Texas, which involves the constitutionality of the University of Texas' affirmative action program, Justice Antonin Scalia has been castigated and...Show More Summary
In the days since U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia endorsed the idea that African Americans might do better attending "slower-track schools," Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid has denounced the justice's comments as...Show More Summary