Remember when Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia reminded all of us in an interview that he believes in the devil? Can we talk about your drafting process-- [Leans in, stage-whispers.] I even believe in the Devil. You do? Of course! Yeah, he’s a real person. Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia issued an opinion today indicating the Supreme Court will not get involved in a case out of Texas that has abortion facilities there appealing a law that has closed numerous abortion clinics that can’t protect women’s health. In a big victory for pro-life advocates in Texas earlier this month, the […]
Is the Devil real? Yes, the Devil is real. Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger is actually Satan, according to the son of a man murdered by Bulger, and Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia believes very strongly in a very real Lucifer. Show More Summary
In a U.S. Supreme Court filing Tuesday, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott defended the state's new regulation that requires abortionists to have admitting privileges at a hospital located within 30 miles of where they perform abortions "to ensure the highest standards of care – as well as continuity of care – in case of a medical emergency."
Another shooting party for Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Elena Kagan. The two went quail and pheasant hunting Saturday in Virginia; no details on how many birds they brought down. This is the latest of several hunting trips the two made since Scalia introduced his colleague to the sport three years ago; besides birds, […]
Second Home: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said Monday that if he weren't a Virginian, he'd "probably want to be a Texan." He added, "I do fit right in here," The Associated Press reports. Killer Brief: Gibson & Dunn...
Last week, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia brought the Devil out of the darkness and into the limelight. In an expansive interview with New York magazine, after talking about Heaven and Hell, he said, “I even believe in the Devil.” “You do?” said the interviewer, Jennifer Senior. “Yeah, he’s a real person,” Scalia explained, but “it is curious. Show More Summary
ANTONIN SCALIA is probably America’s best-known judge. He is not the chief justice of the Supreme Court—that would be John Roberts—but Mr Scalia is its most quotable and controversial thinker on the bench. Appointed by Ronald Reagan in 1986, he is famous in particular for his originalist reading of the constitution. Show More Summary
Please retire soon. So this happened during oral arguments at the Supreme Court today: Scalia: "The 14th Amendment protects all races" -- not "only the blacks." — @DLeonhardt The only people I've ever heard use the phrase "the blacks"...Show More Summary
On Tuesday night, Al Sharpton took on Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia for his comments in court about "the blacks" during a hearing on affirmative action.
Ilya Shapiro Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s recent interview with New York magazine has gotten a lot of attention, but for the wrong reasons. Many reactions center on his “shocking” revelation that he believes in the existence of the Devil. Show More Summary
In a recent interview with New York magazine, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia fretted over the "coarsness" of contempoary society, a concern echoed by former Eurythmics front woman Annie Lennox, who recently assailed music videos...Show More Summary
It's not surprising that a liberal like myself would find fault with something Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said. But after a recent interview in which Scalia described his belief in the Devil, some people are saying he deserves to catch a break from the resulting mockery and contempt. I'm not ready to let up just yet. Show More Summary
From inside The New York Times – where they like to believe they’re not insular, even though their idea of a fierce conservative is David Brooks – media columnist David Carr is carping about Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia's interview...Show More Summary
As we reported earlier this week, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia sat down with New York Magazine's Jennifer Senior recently for a wide-ranging interview that was filled with, well, exactly what you'd expect from a man known for his...
The Supreme Court returns to the incremental destruction of campaign finance laws. Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: Antonin Scalia, campaign finance, Citizens United, Don Verrilli, Donald B. Show More Summary
In Tuesday's Supreme Court Brief, our newsletter on the high court, we reported on oral arguments in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, the justices' latest foray into campaign finance regulation. Also, Justice Antonin Scalia's extraordinary interview in New York magazine...
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has given an interview. In it, we learn things. Oh, the things we learn. Scalia was very sad about Watergate, and very sad that when he served in the resulting Ford administration the Ford administration had its collective fee-fees hurt: It was a terrible time, not for the Republican Party, but for the presidency. Show More Summary
In a long and interesting interview with Jennifer Senior of New York Magazine, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia talks about his views on homosexuality, how originalism has fared in his decades on the court and the part of the Constitution he would change. Show More Summary
From Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: I don't think $3.5 million is a heck of a lot of money. This remark came in the context of oral arguments over campaign finance limits. Scalia's position seems to be that since there's a ton...Show More Summary