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Latest Antonin Scalia Items
With all of the recent government actions eroding individual property rights, the Supreme Court's decision in Stop the Beach Renourishment Inc. v. Florida Department of Environmental Protection comes at a critical juncture. In Stop the Beach Renourishment, the Supreme Court addressed whether the Constitution prohibits courts from issuing decisions that effectively eliminate private property rights without providing just compensation.
The Supreme Court on Monday upheld one of the government's most frequently used tools in the battle against terrorism.
In his Harvard commencement speech, former Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter continued in the footsteps of the late Justice William J. Brennan Jr., whom Justice Souter succeeded. In a 1985 speech at Georgetown University, Brennan altered the debate over lawmaking by judges. He attempted to justify it, saying:
The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that Florida can undertake beach-widening projects without paying beachfront property owners who lose exclusive access to the water.
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to reconsider a lower court's order that California release tens of thousands of inmates because of overcrowding issues in that state's prisons.
In a decision with profound implications for the role of money in American campaigns, the Supreme Court gave interest groups, unions and corporations the right to pour money into issue advertising in political races.
Casting a wary eye on affirmative action, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that white firefighters faced unlawful discrimination when their city threw out a promotion test after not enough minorities did well on it.
In a major reverse-discrimination case, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled that white New Haven, Conn., firefighters were discriminated against when the city threw out a promotion test because not enough minorities did well on it.
The nation's fittingly tough 2003 child-pornography law is safe thanks to an equally tough 7-2 Supreme Court decision yesterday. Since its passage, the PROTECT Act has drawn fire for the five-year mandatory prison sentence it sets for not only possessing pornography but also for "pandering," which includes falsely promoting or claiming to possess child pornography (a means of luring other predators). Some had the teremity to suggest that this standard is "vague" and poses First Amendment difficulties — up to and including a threat to films such as "Lolita" or a bathtub photo. The court rightly rejected that exquisite argument.