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Antonin Scalia

Confessions of a $20 Bill

John Blumenthal | Posted 04.09.2014 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Thank you so much for giving me First Amendment rights, Antonin, you greedy, arrogant douchebag. Who said I wanted to speak? Nobody consulted me. All ...

Paul Blumenthal

RNC Chairman: Bring Back The Gilded Age

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus is now looking to overturn all campaign finance limits and maybe get rid of disclo...

George W. Bush's Supreme Court Strikes Another Blow for the .01 Percent

Jason Sattler | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics
Jason Sattler

In exchange for helping Bush win the presidency, Scalia got two justices even more eager than himself to gnaw away at the ability of the government to temper the power of monied interests.

Jon Stewart To Antonin Scalia: 'You're F**kin' Wrong!'

Posted 04.04.2014 | Comedy

Jon Stewart took on the Supreme Court's decision to strike down limits on aggregate campaign contributions, tearing into the ruling's potential to all...

Of Overstated Claims of Religious Freedom and Judicial Integrity: Chief Justice John Roberts

Douglas Kmiec | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Douglas Kmiec

The Roberts Court has been characterized as pro-business. It is, but this is not surprising in a country where 99 percent of the wealth is held by a t...

Secularizing Public Crosses With Two Cuts

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics
Roy Speckhardt

Defending lawsuits challenging public displays of Christian crosses, in addition to taking these law-violating monuments down or finding a private institution for them, all seems a considerable waste of time and money for local communities. So I have a recommendation to make.

Ryan J. Reilly

How Scalia Helped Screw Texas' Case Against Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia of the Western District of Texas struck down the Lone Star State's ban on gay marriage on Wednes...

SORRY CHICAGO!: Scalia Rules Deep Dish Is Not Pizza

Posted 02.17.2014 | Food

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is no stranger to controversial rulings, and he's just issued an opinion that might be his most divisive yet: Chi...

Scalia Gets Big Shoutout In Judge's Decision Against Gay Marriage Ban

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

Once again, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's blistering June 2013 dissent against overturning DOMA has been cited by a judge ruling against a st...

In Between Jokes, Scalia Again Raises Concerns About Court Ruling On Spying Issues

Civil Beat | Nathan Eagle | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU -- Loathed by oh-so-many liberals, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia waded into the deep-blue Aloha State Monday for a talk with law ...

Scalia: 'You Are Kidding Yourself If You Think' Internment Ruling Couldn't Happen Again

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told law students at the University of Hawaii on Monday that the nation's highest court wa...

Scalia Predicted It: Equal Rights Means Equal Rights

Jamin Raskin | Posted 03.01.2014 | Politics
Jamin Raskin

The phony alibis for marriage discrimination have fallen away, and the Court's decision in United States v. Windsor leaves no doubt: gay people have an equal right to marry in the United States of America.

Are Polygamy Bans Unconstitutional?

Adam Winkler | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics
Adam Winkler

Is it time to rethink the longstanding ban on plural marriage? While the ability to choose one's sexual partners is an important element of constitutionally protected privacy, polygamy has long been associated with unique harms

BOTH SIDES NOW: Obamacares, Popenomics, Bill O'Really?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg Mary Matalin and Jonathan Alter debate whether Obamacare's Relaunch retook the health offensive and can revive it. Mary then describes what a Catholic conservative thinks about a Pope attacking "trickle down" policies and Limbaugh attacking the Pope for "pure Marxism." Also: What War on Xmas?

Scalia Mocks Argument In Testy Hearing

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

(Repeats with no change in content) By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) - When the U.S. Supreme Court talks ab...

A Serious Flaw in Common Core

Alan Singer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Alan Singer

Despite claims by advocates for Common Core, there is no universal timeless interpretation of a text. Meaning then and now is something that we debate, not uncover, while supporting our views with evidence from both the text and from the world.

Planned Parenthood Asks High Court's Help In Texas

AP | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Planned Parenthood is asking the Supreme Court to place Texas' new abortion restrictions on hold. The group says in...

Richard Posner tackles complexity

Robert Teitelman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Has a nation ever been more tightly connected, more endlessly chatty, and more generally baffled? We bathe in verbiage - oral and written, emailed, bl...

The Difference Between Conservative and Liberal Justices

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

What is really going on here is a combination of intentional insularity and ideological patronage. Instead of wanting to have their ideas tested and challenged by their clerks, the conservative Justices apparently want their law clerks to applaud and affirm their views.

Small Liberal Arts Campuses: Protest Less, Listen More

Michael Restiano | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Michael Restiano

Protesting is important in that it's the option to turn to when critical discourse is stifled. But protesting the opportunity to hear and engage critically with an ideology is damaging for both parties involved.

Idiots, Maniacs and the Problem With Judicial Activism

Jamin Raskin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jamin Raskin

There will be no solution to the combat over "judicial activism" since the sin exists in the eye of the beholder and everyone knows it when they see it.

Sharpton Has Come To Expect 'Tone-Deaf' Language From Justice Scalia

Posted 10.16.2013 | Black Voices

Al Sharpton was not surprised when Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia made a racially insensitive comment in regards to the 14th Amendment on Tuesda...

Scalia: 14th Amendment Protects Everyone, Not 'Only The Blacks'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

During oral arguments on an affirmative action case on Tuesday, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said the 14th Amendment protects everyone, not "o...

Bill Maher Goes OFF On Scalia's Devil Theory

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 10.12.2013 | Comedy

Bill Maher had plenty of material to work with on "Real Time" Friday night, considering the fact that both Rep. Michele Bachmann and Justice Antonin S...

Supreme Justice: How to Address Judicial Activism in our Courts

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

The place for activism is in politics, in the streets, and on the Internet, but not in the courts. That brings us to the question of how to mitigate judicial activism.