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Wall Street Journal
Best of the Web Today: First Among Equals
You might have heard that the Supreme Court ruled 6-2 today that states have the right to ban racial preferences, euphemistically known as "affirmative action," in public-university admission, but that's not quite right.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
The Columbus Dispatch
Justices question constitutionality of banning lies in campaigns
WASHINGTON Using phrases such "intimidating'' and "harm'' of those engaging in political speech, a majority of the U.S. Supreme Court today expressed grave doubts about the constitutionality of Ohio's law banning false statements in election campaigns.
National Review Online
Bruce Allen Murphy's Scalia: A Court of One - Part 4
But in this post I'd like to highlight some of the countless bloopers, non sequiturs, and baffling assertions that pervade the book, as I think that they provide some insight into the level of Murphy's craft.
Rand Paul: Hope Scalia Warned Students Of 'Consequences Of Revolt Against The Government'
Asked about Scalia's comments, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said he hopes the University of Tennessee law students are informed of the "consequences of revolt against the government."
Access online today's rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court in argued cases
Access online today's rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court in argued cases: The Court today issued rulings in two argued cases.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Bangor Daily News
U.S. Supreme Court overturns health care fraud conviction of Maine...
The health care fraud conviction of a man awaiting sentencing in the Township 37 marijuana case was vacated Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court on technical grounds and sent back to the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston.
The Huffington Post
Supreme Court Won't Hear Arizona Appeal Over Immigration Law's Harboring Ban
The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from the state of Arizona over a ruling that blocked enforcement of part of Arizona's 2010 immigration law.
Scalia's recusal dilemma: Is he conflicted on antiabortion "sidewalk counselors"?
We cannot reasonably expect that Supreme Court justices will not have political leanings or personal ties to political organizations and figures.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Justice Scalia says Revolution may be necessary
I want to lead with a question: At what point does a Supreme Court justice agitating for a seeming violent revolution and calling on law students to put faith above state not make people wonder if we are tip-toeing around the line that is called 'treasonous'.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Justice Scalia: 'Foolish' to have the Supreme...
Thursday in an interview conducted at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg talked about their views of the First Amendment.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Scalia To Student: If Taxes Go Too High 'Perhaps You Should Revolt'
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a crowd of law school students that if taxes in the U.S. become too high then people "should revolt."
US News & World Report
A Scalia Dissent Once Ruined Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Weekend
Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg appeared on "The Kalb Report" on April 17 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. As Washington folklore goes, conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg are the best of friends.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Washington Post
Hea s no clone: Justice Thomasa s legacy in law and politics
Adam White has an excellent essay on the Liberty Law Blog discussing Justice Clarence Thomas's distinctive approach to the Constitution entitled, " Just, Wise, and Constitutional": Justice Thomas's Legacy in Law and Politics .
Wed Apr 16, 2014
To Wasden - listen up
Never having met or even talked with Idaho's current attorney general, Lawrence Wasden, I have no compunction about offering some free political advice.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Knoxville News Sentinel
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia talks originalism during UT visit
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia delivered what he called his "stump speech" at the University of Tennessee on Tuesday, arguing for nearly an hour in favor of Originalism in interpreting the Constitution.
Aereo to Face Uphill Battle in Supreme Court, Experts Say
With broadcasters on one side and the cloud computing business on the other, the stakes are high - and the case could go either way.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Stevens' view of Second Amendment: part denial, part grudge, all wrong?
Today's edition of USA Today covers a new debate over the Second Amendment , ignited by former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens in his new book about how he would change the Constitution, leaving one to wonder if this rant is part denial and part grudge over being on the losing side in two major Second Amendment rulings.
Justice Scalia to deliver UT Knoxville lecture
The event is open to law students, faculty, staff, alumni and other members of the campus community.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Focus on Tax Controversy and Litigation - Supreme Court Decides...
Proceeding On December 3, 2013, the United State Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision written by Justice Scalia, ruled that San Antonio entrepreneur and former owner of the Minnesota Vikings, Red McCombs, and his business partner, Gary Woods, were liable for the 40 percent gross valuation-misstatement penalty under IRC A 6662.1 The Supreme Court ... (more)
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Harbor Times Soup
Conservative To The Core - The Constitution not an evolving entity
It amazed me when not so many years ago people began arguing that the U.S. Constitution was applicable only to the time in which it was composed and that things have "evolved" to the point that now, the Constitution is in a large measure, irrelevant.