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More snark from Scalia in a church-state case
More snark from Scalia in a church-state case

Whatever else you think about him, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has a punchy prose style and a flair for sarcasm. In his dissent in last year’s decision overturning the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which defined marriage as the union of one man and one woman, Scalia denounced the “legalistic argle-bargle” of Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s majority opinion. (The opinion was something of an analytic mess.) Scalia’s latest salvo came Monday in his dissent from the court’s decision not to disturb a ruling that a Wisconsin school district violated the 1st Amendment when it held its graduation ceremonies in the sanctuary of a church, under the...

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