“My goodness, I thought … we’ve held that the 14th Amendment ￼protects all races,” Justice Antonin Scalia said, as the justices consider whether a Michigan ban on affirmative action is constitutional. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg focused on the 14th Amendment’s aim at protecting against “political powerlessness,” but the final say is likely in Justice Anthony Kennedy’s hands.
On Sunday night, New York magazine published Jennifer Senior’s lengthy interview with conservative firebrand Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. He talks about a lot — from Duck Dynasty to his legacy and from gay rights to the Devil.
The Court’s most outspoken jurist offered a frank assessment of the Constitution’s status as a living document while promoting his new book, Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Text.
A college freshman drew attention this week for challenging conservative Justice Antonin Scalia over his views on homosexuality. Here are the cases behind the exchange.
There is a lot happening. The cases and the stakes in 11 easy pieces.
Nothing’s quite like a little inter-government rivalry.
He’s no stranger to criticizing the Supreme Court. In exam answer keys written during his years a law professor at the University of Chicago, Barack Obama criticized Justice Antonin Scalia’s views of the substantive rights afforded to citizens under the Constitution’s Due Process clause.
In exchange with Solicitor General, Justice Scalia contradicts his concurrence in Gonzales v. Raich.