In an interview with Radio Television Suisse this week following the release of Senate Intelligence Committee's CIA torture report, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said he doesn't "think it's so clear at all" that the U.S. Constitution prohibits torture, especially in the "ticking time bomb" scenarios so often cited by defenders of the "enhanced interrogation techniques."
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said the moral and ethical issues brought up by the Senate's torture report are not "so clear at all," The Associated Press reports. "Listen, I think it's very facile for people to say, 'Oh, torture...Show More Summary
The outspoken Supreme Court justice weighs in on the Senate torture report.
He's in charge of our laws, you know. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia weighs in on whether it's legal for America to torture prisoners: Scalia tells a Swiss radio network that American and European liberals who say such tactics may never be used are being self-righteous. [...]Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has been portrayed in various staged works produced in and around Washington, as Wednesday's Journal reports. But none of his new theatrical avatars is likely to reach an audience of 10.52 million—the...Show More Summary
The Supreme Court heard a dispute today over whether a guy's violent Facebook rants should have landed him behind bars, and Justice Antonin Scalia seemed unsympathetic to his cause. The case involves Anthony Douglas Elonis, who madeShow More Summary
Just over 20 years ago, Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Anthony Kennedy made a decision that changed the world for the better. After interviewing Peter Thiel for the position of Supreme Court Clerk, they turned him down. Instead...Show More Summary
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