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Massachusetts to Require Broccoli

Ken Allen | Posted 06.02.2012 | Comedy
Ken Allen

In a stunning development, the Massachusetts legislature today passed a bill requiring its citizens to eat broccoli at least once a week.

Both Sides: Is Scalia a Pol in Robes? What If Races Reversed in Shooting?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgMatalin and Kuby clash over health and race. If five Republican justices again rule along party lines, who are the judicial activists? What about Fox's complaint about a rush-to-judgment in Trayvon -- i.e., the Sherrod-Wright cable network? Then: Gaffe-Gate!

Might Kennedy's Plea Bargain Decisions Reveal How He Will Swing on Health Care?

David Coleman | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
David Coleman

One can hope Justice Kennedy's approach of seeing the world as it really functions, and not through ideological glasses, will incline him to be a swing vote to affirm the constitutionality of imposing insurance obligations for health care.

Scalia Has Simple Solution For Critics Of Citizens United

AP | By JEFFREY COLLINS | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- U.S. Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia has a simple solution for people who don't like all the political advertisements unleashed...

The Supreme Court and the Individual Mandate: The Wind Beneath Whose Wings?

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

Harkening back to the title of a Bette Midler song of some years back, under whose wings will the wind be when the nation's highest court decides ACA's constitutionality?

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court Mulls Death Row Inmate's Mailroom Mix-up | Mike Sacks | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Justice Antonin Scalia became Alabama's best friend on Tuesday morning. During oral argument in the case of death row inmate Cory Maples...

Let's Put It in Writing: Women Are Equal

Carolyn Maloney | Posted 08.10.2011 | Politics
Carolyn Maloney

Most Americans believe women already have the same rights as men under our Constitution. But sadly they are mistaken.

Justice Scalia In Fender-Bender On Way To Court

AP | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — U.S. Park Police ticketed Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia after a four-car fender-bender Tuesday along the George Washington P...

Scalia Tells Conservatives Lawmakers Need To Get Familiar With Federalist Papers

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says members of Congress need to get themselves a copy of the Federalist Papers – and ma...

Will Scalia Tell Congress That the Constitution Leaves Women Out?

Marcia D. Greenberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia D. Greenberger

Justice Antonin Scalia is set to provide Constitutional lessons at an event organized by Rep. Michele Bachmann. Let's hope the audience also hears from those who respect the constitutional rights of women.

Justice Scalia To Give Constitutional Lesson On Capitol Hill

Politics Daily | Andrew Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, described just last week by a Washington law professor as "the first real celebrity justice" for his contro...

Tucson Shooting Shows True Face of NRA's "Second Amendment Remedies"

Josh Horwitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

We can describe Saturday's shooting rampage in Tucson as shocking, horrifying, and unthinkable; but no one -- no elected official, no media commentator, no opinion maker -- can truthfully say it was a surprise.

Originalist Sinner: Justice Scalia and The 14th Amendment

Michelle Schweiger Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Schweiger Schecter

California Lawyer this week did report On Justice Scalia of the Supreme Court His shocking views on equal protection Make one wish his was a tenure su...

Amanda Terkel

Justice Scalia: Women Don't Have Constitutional Protection Against Discrimination | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution does not protect against discrimination on the basis of gende...

Michele Bachmann: Scalia Will Teach Constitution Class

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) recently said that she's planning to kick off her congressional constitutional education classes for incoming represen...

Amanda Terkel

Justice Scalia: The State Of The Union Address Is A 'Juvenile Spectacle' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In remarks to the conservative Federalist Society on Thursday night, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia decried the "juvenile spectacl...

Amanda Terkel

McConnell Skips Obama Dinner, Eats With Federalist Society | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sam Stein contributed reporting. WASHINGTON -- On the day that Republican leaders were supposed to have a bipartisan meeting and an intimate dinner ...

Amanda Terkel

Mitch McConnell: Counting On The Courts To Help GOP Overturn Health Care Reform | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) outlined a second part of his strategy in repealing health care reform in a speech to the...

Amanda Terkel

The Federalist Society: Where Are They Now? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federalist Society is one of the most powerful and unique organizations in the conservative orbit, describing itself as "a group of ...

Antonin Scalia -- The Tea Party's Court Justice

David Gans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Gans

It's time Justice Antonin Scalia -- and his ideological soul mates in the Tea Party -- honored the whole Constitution, including all the Amendments that make the Constitution the great and enduring document it is today.

Sam Stein

Justices Scalia, Thomas Spark Judicial Ethics Debate | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reports that two Supreme Court Justices have attended seminars sponsored by the energy giant and conservative bankroller Koch Industries has sparked a...

Justice Scalia's Originalist Sins

David Gans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Gans

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is famous for being a stickler about the words of the Constitution, but he tends to apply this approach selectively, or not at all, when it comes to the 14th Amendment.

Future of Guns Laws After McDonald

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Even after the landmark Supreme Court decisions that gave individuals across the country a right to have a gun in the home for self-defense, the gun lobby still isn't happy.

Eugene Scalia, Antonin Scalia: Father And Son Appear Divided Over Campaign Finance Law

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Eugene Scalia, son of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, thinks the provisions drawn up in the DISCLOSE Act, the legislative response to the Suprem...

Antonin Scalia Gives Sonia Sotomayor A Supreme Court Linguistics Lesson

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — It's not just what you say, but how you say it, Justice Antonin Scalia often advises lawyers. So when Justice Sonia Sotomayor was ...