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Topic - Antonin Scalia
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to announce this week that it will take on a case that pits claims of religious freedom against the Affordable Care Act's birth control mandate.
A sharply divided Federal Election Commission on Thursday denied a request from a leading tea party group for an exemption from disclosing its financial backers to protect them from harassment.
Those attending Tuesday's ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of the Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address in Pennsylvania heard from President Obama after all.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia doesn't seem to personally think much of his time on the high court, saying he still "has nothing to show" for his 27 years as a justice.
In a pair of closely watched abortion cases, the Supreme Court Monday received an appeal to block key provisions of a new Texas law restricting abortions, while the judges declined without comment to hear a case seeking to revive restrictions on abortion-inducing drugs.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia issued what's sure to spark a fury of debate between the warring sides of affirmative action, telling a packed courtroom on Tuesday that the 14th Amendment wasn't penned simply to protect blacks.
The Supreme Court appeared eager during oral arguments Tuesday to uphold a Michigan ban on affirmative action, with the justices even considering whether they would need to overrule previous precedents to make sure the state's color-blind school admissions requirement can remain in place.
Do you believe in the devil? U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia does, and he was offended when a New York magazine interviewer expressed surprise and questioned him about it.
In a candid and lengthy Q&A with New York magazine, Justice Antonin Scalia touched on a wide breadth of topics that have absolutely nothing to do with his job at the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court seemed skeptical Tuesday of the web of campaign finance regulations they and Congress have left in place, as the justices heard a case that legal analysts said could end up erasing one of the remaining campaign finance limits on individuals.
Republicans and Democrats have gotten themselves into quite a fix and have fueled an atmosphere in the nation's capital that can only be described as "nasty," said Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in a just-released interview with New York magazine.
A Catholic bishop warned against the divisive arguing and selfish behavior that's grown prevalent on Capitol Hill, during Sunday's annual Red Mass dedicated to the U.S. Supreme Court and the nation's elected officials.
The U.S. Supreme Court is beginning a new term with controversial topics that offer the court's conservative majority the chance to move aggressively to undo limits on campaign contributions, undermine claims of discrimination in housing and mortgage lending, and allow for more government-sanctioned prayer.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said judges are much too activist, are deviating from their rightful roles and are spending too much time arbitrating moral issues — such as gay marriage.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia offered a ringing defense of the durability of the U.S. Constitution and told a packed audience at George Washington University on Monday that the Supreme Court was less important to their day-to-day lives than their state supreme courts.
"Solving unsolved crimes is a noble objective, but it occupies a lower place in the American pantheon of noble objectives than the protection of our people from suspicionless law-enforcement searches," Justice Scalia wrote.
"Make no mistake about it: because of today's decision, your DNA can be taken and entered into a national database if you are ever arrested, rightly or wrongly, and for whatever reason," conservative Justice Antonin Scalia said in a sharp dissent which he read aloud in the courtroom.