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Scalia the curmudgeon: How bad is his invective?

last monthHealth : Booster Shots

To the editor: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia seems unable to understand that democracy, of its own nature, is a progressive form of government and will never remain in the static form his comfort level seems to require. ("Justice Scalia: Why he's a bad influence," op-ed, July 14)

Is Antonin Scalia Off His Rocker or Just a Sore Loser?

Has Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia completely lost his mind? Or is he better understood as the court's biggest sore loser, who just can't accept the fact that his colleagues roundly rejected his blustery constitutional and statutory interpretation when they ruled last month in favor of same-sex marriage in Obergefell v. Show More Summary

Why the Latest Supreme Court Term Was the Worst In Decades for Conservative Justices

But next term may see conservative backlash. Chief Justice John G. Roberts had just finished reading his biting dissent in the same-sex marriage case when he took up the more mundane duty of announcing that Justice Antonin Scalia had the opinion in the next case: Johnson v. Show More Summary

Is Antonin Scalia Off His Rocker or Just a Sore Loser?

2 months agoNews : Truthdig

Either way, the sun appears to have set on the Supreme Court justice’s once-promising career.

Bob Dylan: Did Ruth Bader Ginsburg Or Antonin Scalia Belt Out ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’ After Same Sex Marriage Ruling?

Bob Dylan‘s “The Times They Are A-Changin'” being sung by a Supreme Court justice after their historic ruling on same sex marriage seems like something out of a musical — cue dancers and a choir and you’ve got the Bob version of Across the Universe. Show More Summary

The Lasting Legacy of Antonin Scalia?

The justice has redefined how the Supreme Court interprets statutes, a former Acting Solicitor General of the United States says.

Scalia, Sotomayor most outspoken justices inside, outside court

Richard Wolf for USA Today: He speaks the most during oral arguments, so perhaps it’s no surprise that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia remains the most popular among his colleagues on the outside speaking circuit as well. Scalia took 23 … Continue reading ?

Jon Stewart had no problem proving Antonin Scalia a dishonest hypocrite

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Jon Stewart mocked Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia using his own words. Stewart used several of his opinions and statements to illustrate his blatant hypocrisy and dishonesty by playing clips with snippets from Antonin Scalia's Obamacare dissenting opinion. Show More Summary

Liberals Versus "Liberty": Left-Leaning Scholars Side with Scalia

It's not every day that progressive legal commentators side with Justice Antonin Scalia. But in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision concerning same-sex marriage, at least two have expressed views on an important legal doctrine that are quite similar to Scalia's. Show More Summary

CNN's Toobin: Scalia 'Unprecedented in His Vitriol,' Shows 'Abuse and Contempt for His Colleagues'

Appearing on Tuesday's New Day, CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin renewed his lambasting of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as he asserted that Scalia's dissent on the Court's gay marriage ruling was "unprecedented in its vitriol:" as the CNN analyst saw the conservative justice showing "abuse and contempt" for his fellow justices. Show More Summary

Scalia insult-generator

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Justice Antonin Scalia's intemperate dissenting opinion in the Supreme Court's landmark marriage equality case included some epic old dude grumpery, including the phrases "pure applesauce" and "jiggery-pokery." Read the rest

MSNBC's O'Donnell: 'Terrible' Scalia' Is 'the Donald Trump of the Supreme Court'

A cranky Lawrence O'Donnell on Monday lashed out at the "terrible" Antonin Scalia, deriding the Supreme Court justice for his "wacky," bad writing. O'Donnell wondered if the conservative is "now the Donald Trump of the Supreme Court...

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell: Antonin Scalia is ‘the Donald Trump of the Supreme Court

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell examined on Monday how U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s failed legacy had effected his recent decisions. “With Antonin Scalia sounding more like the Donald Trump of the Supreme Court every day, today the Supreme Court ended its term and...

Jon Stewart: Scalia Used The Old Man Dictionary To Write His Dissent

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

Last Friday, the Supreme Court ruled to recognize same-sex marriages nationwide, much to the delight of a whole lot of people. Except of course, resident crank Justice Antonin Scalia, who wrote a dissent that, from most reasonable folks’ perspective, sounded like nonsense. Read more...

When is the death penalty okay?

Our research was cited in the recent Supreme Court case on capital punishment: It was just a dissent, but still. I agree with Breyer that the death penalty has lots of flaws. On the other hand, Justice Antonin Scalia has a point that it it’s hard to call it unconstitutional given that it was explicitly […]

Jon Stewart skewers Scalia after his string of Supreme Court outbursts

"Daily Show" host Jon Stewart took aim at Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Monday night over his recent dissents on Supreme Court rulings on the Affordable Care Act and gay marriage. "The crankiness of Scalia's insults run inverse...Show More Summary

Justice Antonin Scalia (yes, Scalia) rules for a criminal defendant

2 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has received a lot of criticism for his scabrous dissenting opinions in the same-sex marriage and Affordable Care Act decisions. (Some comedians have even turned Scalia's dissents into a song.)

SCOTUS Justice Antonin Scalia Protests Same-Sex Marriage–Again

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Yesterday morning, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia once again protested against same-sex marriage during a reading from the bench in a death penalty case, reports MSNBC. During the reading, Scalia said that “Last Friday, this court took away fro… The post SCOTUS Justice Antonin Scalia Protests Same-Sex Marriage–Again appeared first on Towleroad.

Jon Stewart Shows How Antonin Scalia Is A Total Hypocrite

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Jon Stewart said Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia may have reached his breaking point last week, with a series of bizarre and conflicting opinions that involved the use of words such as "jiggery-pokery" and "applesauce." “You kiss your mother with that mouth?" Stewart mockingly asked on "The Daily Show" Monday night. Show More Summary

Jon Stewart shreds Scalia’s dissent: He had no problem telling voters to ‘fck off’ in Citizens United

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Jon Stewart blasted Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Monday’s Daily Show, cutting through Scalia’s complaints about ignoring the voters’ wishes as the high court legalized same-sex marriage. “I think we found Scalia’s tell,” Stewart said. “The...

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