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Antonin Scalia

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  • Letters to the editor

    Will 'card check' work? Re “The flaw in ‘card check,’ ” editorial, March 29 Your proposal for a secret ballot for employees would be fine in an ideal world. In the real world, however, the forces of intimidation available to...
  • A U-turn on abortion

    THE U.S. SUPREME Court on Wednesday executed an unconscionable U-turn on abortion, upholding a restrictive federal law that is virtually indistinguishable from a Nebraska statute it struck down only seven years ago. For all his paeans to precedent during...
  • Say no to Summum's public display of religion

    In a case that reads like a law-school examination question, the U.S. Supreme Court was asked Wednesday to rule that a local government that displays the Ten Commandments on public property must also make room for the teachings of other religions. The...
  • The Supreme Court's habeas hearing

    Afew months after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the U.S. government transported almost 700 suspected terrorists who had been captured abroad to Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba, where the Bush administration assumed -- wrongly -- that they would have no...
  • An individual mandate to buy ... a Malibu?

     
    The Times editorial Thursday defending the constitutionality of the new healthcare reform law drew a number of responses from readers asking a singularly important question: If it's OK for the federal government to order Americans to buy insurance,...
  • I've got the Simon Cowell scowl -- hire me

     
    I have never watched an episode of "American Idol." Which makes me about as rare as an AB-negative blood donor. And it makes me the perfect candidate to be the new judge on the show. Le tout Hollywood is lining up to replace Simon Cowell, the Antonin...
  • Decide already! [Updated]

     
    Aaargh. Again, the big news has been delayed. I refer not to the terms of Conan O'Brien's departure from NBC but a story around which non-entertainment reporters have been keeping a nervous vigil. Yes, it's Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission,...
  • Disrobing the justices

     
    Even if I hadn't covered the U.S. Supreme Court in a former life, I'd be looking forward eagerly to C-SPAN's interviews next month with members of the court, snippets of which are available now on YouTube. It's not often that TV viewers get to eye the...
  • Scalia, Stevens and Sotomayor (and rest of Supreme Court) to grapple with another handgun ban

     
    The news today that the Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to Chicago's ban on handguns has invigorated gun-rights activists across the country. Groups like the NRA and the Second Amendment Foundation say they hope the high court's......
  • Sonia Sotomayor's first Supreme Court class photo here

     
    If there was ever any doubt, today's class photo -- an annual ritual of the Supreme Court -- makes if official. Sonia Sotomayor is in the picture, the 111th justice, the third woman and the first Latino on the high......
  • Should the Supreme Court allow a Christian cross in a war monument?

     
    This 75-year-old wooden cross, now covered with a tarp, was at the center of a heated debate in the U.S. Supreme Court today. The cross, which is located atop a rock in California’s Mojave National Preserve near the Nevada border,......