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Fallible But Final: Why Justice Scalia is Wrong About the Supreme Court's Authority

Are government officials obliged to conform their conduct to Supreme Court decisions that they believe to be wrong? Recently, at an event with Princeton University Professor Robert P. George, Justice Antonin Scalia addressed this question--one...Show More Summary

Antonin Scalia: If We Protect Gays, Why Not Child Molesters?

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is famed for his archconservative views and often-homophobic rhetoric, but he took it up a notch even for him Monday, saying the logic behind making LGBT people a protected minority could just asShow More Summary

Antonin Scalia: SCOTUS Logic On Gay Rights Could Lead To Protections For Child Abusers

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia still isn't very happy about Supreme Court decisions protecting gay Americans. During an appearance at Georgetown Law School on Monday, Scalia worried that the high court was choosing which minorities got certain protections, The New York Times reported. Show More Summary

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Compares Gays to ‘Pederasts’ and ‘Child Abusers’

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has compared laws protecting gays with rights for child molesters. Speaking to first year law students at Georgetown University yesterday, Scalia said that laws protecting gay rights could also be applied to “pede… Read The post Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Compares Gays to ‘Pederasts’ and ‘Child Abusers’ appeared first on Towleroad.

Justice Antonin Scalia Questions Logic Behind Gay Rights Protections

The Supreme Court’s decisions protecting gay rights were not rooted in the Constitution, and their logic could as easily apply to child molesters, Justice Scalia told first-year law students at Georgetown.

If Scalia Were King, He’d Jail Every Flag-burning ‘Weirdo’

Antonin Scalia gives the best rants. The always outspoken conservative Supreme Court justice participated in a Union League event at Princeton...

9th Cir. Takes on Senile Judges With Awareness Program

It's not just Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia who are likely to die on the bench. Though those Supreme Court Justices are over 80, they've both steadfastly refused to consider retirement. They've got company. Many federal judges plan on hanging on to that gavel right to the end.......

Quote of the Day

“The whole time I have been on my court, it has been a liberal court.” — Justice Antonin Scalia, quoted by the Wall Street Journal, reflecting on his 30 years on the Supreme Court.

Justice Scalia warns that the Supreme Court is causing the 'destruction of our democratic system'

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was extra fiery during a talk at Santa Clara University in California this week, saying in no uncertain terms that the court had been making a lot of bad decisions. In his speech, Scalia said he believes...Show More Summary

Ginsburg Accepts Her Cultural Brand at Dinner Honoring Her Work

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has an admission to make: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is sharper at intellectual property law than he is. "My judgement is often guided considerably by Ruth," Scalia said in a tribute video for Ginsburg shown Tuesday night at a dinner hosted by the ChIPs organization for female IP lawyers. Show More Summary

Justice Scalia Says He'll Retire Once He 'Can't Do The Job As Well'

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Justice Antonin Scalia isn't stepping down from the U.S. Supreme Court soon, but he offered some clues Tuesday as to when he might. In a speech at the University of Minnesota Law School, the longest-serving justice currently on the court said he'll retire whenever he feels he's no longer quite up to the requirements of the job. Show More Summary

Death Penalty Enthusiast Antonin Scalia Wouldn't Be Surprised If It Were Abolished

On Tuesday, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said he would not be surprised if the death penalty was abolished in the United States in the near future. Read more...

Scalia: Wouldn't Surprise Me If Death Penalty Struck Down

The death penalty is not long for this Earth, or at least for the US, if Antonin Scalia's predictions are to be believed. The conservative Supreme Court justice spoke Tuesday at the University of Minnesota Law School, and capital punishment was brought up after Scalia started expounding on his views...

Scalia 'Wouldn't Surprise Me' if Death Penalty Struck Down

Referencing rulings to restrict capital punishment and changing sentiment within the Supreme Court, Justice Antonin Scalia said Tuesday he wouldn't be surprised if the nation's highest court invalidates the death penalty. Scalia said...Show More Summary

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Shared An Impossibly Sweet Story About Antonin Scalia

2 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

The night following the U. S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold same sex marriage this past June, Justice Antonin Scalia did something you might find a little surprising. Though he was one of the four dissenters (and the most ferocious,)...

Justice Antonin Scalia sang Bob Dylan song to Ruth Bader Ginsburg after same-sex marriage ruling

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

On the evening after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld same-sex marriage, liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was entertained by her conservative colleague Antonin Scalia singing a Bob Dylan song. The song, Ginsburg told Swiss newspaper Neue Zuercher Zeitung, was “The Times They Are...

Antonin Scalia Serenaded Ruth Bader Ginsburg Over Gay Marriage Ruling With Bob Dylan Song

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

ZURICH, Oct 8 (Reuters) - On the evening after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld same-sex marriage, liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was entertained by her conservative colleague Antonin Scalia singing a Bob Dylan song. The song, Ginsburg...Show More Summary

7 Words Lawyers Misuse

If an act, say a conspiracy to misuse a word, is incomplete, it's inchoate. Is a completed act choate? Not if you're Antonin Scalia. The Supreme Court Justice hates the word so much that he's interrupted oral arguments (not rare) to chastise a lawyer (rarer) for using the phrase. But......

Mandatory Retirement for Lawyers: How Old Is Too Old to Practice?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the oldest Justice on the Supreme Court, will turn 83 next March. Antonin Scalia, her BFF, will hit 80 just four days before. (They're both Pisces!) If they were practicing in many Big Law firms, both would have faced mandatory retirement policies years before. Sorry, Ruth......

Richard Glossip and the End of the Death Penalty

If the Supreme Court abolishes the death penalty soon, which Justice Antonin Scalia said, last week, that he “wouldn’t be surprised” to see, the case of Richard Glossip is likely to be a significant point of reference in accounts of how it happened.

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