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Antonin Scalia

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  • Did Scalia stereotype Ginsburg by calling her 'Goldberg'?

    Did Scalia stereotype Ginsburg by calling her 'Goldberg'?
    David Savage, this newspaper’s Supreme Court reporter, has written a delightful account of the odd-couple friendship of Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “Despite their standing as the intellectual lions of the...
  • Justice Thomas focuses on victims in 2 death penalty cases

    Justice Clarence Thomas took unusual steps Thursday in calling attention to crime victims as the Supreme Court ruled in two death penalty cases. Thomas dissented from the 5-4 majority that barred Louisiana from executing a convicted killer who is...
  • The Scalia-Ginsburg friendship bodes well for America

    The Scalia-Ginsburg friendship bodes well for America
    To the editor: The 2014 Pew Research Center report on political polarization in the American public indicated that many Americans prefer to live near and associate with those who share their religious and political beliefs — in other words, people...
  • High court poised to issue rulings on blockbuster cases

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court is saving the best for last. The nation's top court will issue a series of major rulings over the next several days as it closes its nine-month term. In addition to landmark gay-marriage and health care law cases, the...
  • BFFs Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia agree to disagree

    BFFs Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia agree to disagree
    Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia seem unlikely friends. Though both grew up in New York City and graduated from Ivy League law schools, Scalia went on to become a lawyer in the Nixon administration and a founder of the conservative...
  • Obamacare upheld; TV reacts

    Obamacare upheld; TV reacts
    The Supreme Court's decision to uphold Obamacare prompted a range of reactions Thursday morning on television. ABC News' Terry Moran marveled, "What a story!" He noted that Chief Justice John Roberts had for a second time rescued President Barack Obama,...
  • Mayo: Obamacare ruling big win for South Florida

    Mayo: Obamacare ruling big win for South Florida
    The biggest winner in today's Supreme Court ruling upholding Obamacare subsidies? Florida. More specifically, South Florida. All the talking heads on my TV screen are talking about this being a major win for the Obama administration, and that's...
  • Jiggery-pokery: Full King v. Burwell opinion; best excerpts from Scalia's dissent

    You will find the U.S. Supreme Court's full opinion in King v. Burwell here. But if you love, or love to hate, Justice Antonin Scalia, check out some of the lines from his incredulous dissent (which is part of the full opinion linked above). "The...
  • More than 170K can keep health care subsidies in New Jersey

    More than 170,000 New Jersey residents can keep subsidies to pay for health insurance after the Supreme Court's 6-3 decision Thursday to uphold federally funded tax credits. New Jersey Policy Perspective warned recently that the average resident would...
  • Supreme Court opens door to housing discrimination lawsuits

    WASHINGTON A closely divided Supreme Court on Thursday allowed housing bias lawsuits based on unintentional actions that happen to have a discriminatory effect on racial minorities. In a defeat for the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs,...
  • Noah Feldman: Congress's sloppy law-writing saves Obamacare

    Chief Justice John Roberts just saved the Affordable Care Act again. If you're feeling deja vu, you're not alone. As he did in 2012, Roberts defected from his conservative colleagues and joined the court's liberals in refusing to send Obamacare into a...