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Five face sentencing Monday for Supreme Court disruption

“Give them stiff, stiff sentences,” Justice Antonin Scalia had said on open mic; U.S. prosecutors seek 10 days in jail.

Democratic AGs invoke Antonin Scalia to make case to protect ‘Dreamers’

Attorneys general from 20 states invoked the memory of a conservative icon, the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to make a case that President Donald Trump should defend nearly … Click to Continue »

Announcing Scalia Speaks: Pre-Order a New Collection of Speeches by Antonin Scalia

National Review Online is pleased to reveal the cover of Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived, the upcoming collection of speeches from the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, edited by Christopher J.Show More Summary

Trump's First Supreme Court Pick Is 'Far to the Right' of the Man He Replaced, the Right-Wing Antonin Scalia

He has been in lockstep with none other than Clarence Thomas. Supreme Court reporter Dahlia Lithwick examines the new make-up of the court and the rumors that Justice Anthony Kennedy might resign. Neil Gorsuch joined the court in April to replace the late Antonin Scalia. Show More Summary

Even in a “Slow” Year, Cato Continues Its Winning Ways at the Supreme Court

If the death of Justice Antonin Scalia overshadowed the 2015-16 Supreme Court term, the extended absence of his successor and the subsequent battle (including eliminating the judicial filibuster) over the appointment of Neil Gorsuch dominated Court news for 2016. Show More Summary

The Entire Public Sector Is About to Be Put on Trial

Within the next year, the Supreme Court is likely to rule on the latest existential threat to workers and their unions: Janus v. AFSCME. Like last year’s Friedrichs v. CTA—a bullet dodged with Justice Antonin Scalia’s unexpected death—the Janus case is a blatant attack on working people by right-wing, moneyed special interests who want to take away workers’ freedom […]

5 of the Most Destructive Right-Wing Supreme Court Decisions in American History

There are many, but these are a doozy. When ultra-conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in 2016, many on the left and center heaved a huge sigh of relief. Barack Obama was the sitting president who would be nominating his successor, perhaps bringing us a liberal dominated court and killing the constant threats of overturning Roe v. Show More Summary

‘Faith always has to be lived out in the public square:’ Antonin Scalia’s son, a Catholic priest

Father Paul Scalia, one of the late Supreme Court justice's nine children, focuses on souls and not on politics.

Trump's New Supreme Court Justice Is Looking Like the Second Coming of Right-Wing Despot Antonin Scalia

Gorsuch is already proposing the high court water down one of defendants’ most basic rights. Just days after stealing Merrick Garland’s Supreme Court seat, Neil Gorsuch is channeling Antonin Scalia. On April 20, the newly minted associate justice cast his first ballot. Show More Summary

Gorsuch Already Channels Scalia On Life-Or-Death Decisions

Just days after stealing Merrick Garland’s Supreme Court seat, Neil Gorsuch is channeling Antonin Scalia. On April 20, the newly minted associate justice cast his first ballot. Gorsuch provided the fifth vote that allowed Arkansas to...Show More Summary

What Gorsuch’s conservative Supreme Court means for workers

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

As Neil Gorsuch takes his seat on the Supreme Court, the 4-4 ideological stalemate that plagued the institution after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia has been broken, reestablishing its conservative tilt. In an article I wrote last year on the implications of Donald Trump getting the chance to...

Justices Pay Tribute To Antonin Scalia In Yale Law Journal

It’s not often we get to hear Supreme Court justices talk about each other. With the untimely death in 2016 of Justice Antonin Scalia, we’ve been given that opportunity thanks to Yale Law Review. Justices Thomas, Alito and Sotomayor all wrote tributes to Scalia in the latest Yale Law Review. Show More Summary

Drama about Antonin Scalia plays out like 'Beauty and the Beast'

In John Strand’s snappy, timely, contrived drama “The Originalist,” now at the Pasadena Playhouse, it's 2012, and a liberal law-school graduate named Cat has applied for a clerkship with conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. When Scalia asks Cat why she wants to work for him, she replies,...

Trump’s Supreme Court pick’s first question on the bench shows his similarity to Antonin Scalia

New Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch appeared for the first time on the bench on Monday to hear arguments. It wasn't long before he made himself heard. The Court was hearing arguments in a case involving a technical issue about the process for a federal worker to appeal his discrimination claim. Show More Summary

Now I Get It: Justice Neil Gorsuch's impact on upcoming Supreme Court decisions

4 months agoNews : The Cutline

On Monday, April 17, Justice Neil Gorsuch takes the ninth seat of the Supreme Court for the first time. It’s the first time hearings are heard in front of a nine-strong bench since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, in February 2016. Show More Summary

Republicans “Getting Closer Ever Day” to New Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

The biggest prize of last November is getting settled in his Supreme Court office. But Justice Neil Gorsuch was only part of the GOP’s payoff for electing Donald Trump. With Antonin Scalia’s replacement firmly in place, conservatives are turning up the heat on phase two: defunding Planned Parenthood. Unlike years past, Republicans finally have the […]

Partisan Fighting Threatens Supreme Court, Chief Justice Warns

Ever since the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia, the Supreme Court has seen itself caught in the middle of a partisan tug-of-war over the future of the Court. First, Senate Republicans blocked any consideration of Merrick Garland, refusing to hold even one hearing on President Obama's nominee. Then, Democrats......

Gorsuch sworn in as Supreme Court justice in Rose Garden as Trump beams

Neil Gorsuch was sworn in Monday as the newest member of the Supreme Court, filling the vacancy left by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. Gorsuch took took separate constitutional and judicial oaths — the latter at a public swearing-in ceremony at the White House Rose Garden — to become the nation’s 113th justice. Show More Summary

Neil Gorsuch Sworn-In as Supreme Court Justice, First Clerk to Take Position with Former Boss on the Court

Neil Gorsuch was officially sworn-in as the 113th Supreme Court justice, replacing the late Antonin Scalia. He was President Trump’s first Supreme Court nominee, and the interesting fact is that he is the first former clerk to take a position while his former boss was still on the court. Who was his former boss on […]

Gorsuch officially joins Supreme Court, but many other judicial vacancies remain, including 3 on U.S. Tax Court

Judge Neil Gorsuch, nominated by Donald J. Trump to fill the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy created by the unexpected death last year of Justice Antonin Scalia, was sworn in April 10, 2017, becoming the 113th person to serve on the nation's highest court. Show More Summary

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