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Immediate Impacts

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On February 27, 2016
Above: Protest, University of Wisconsin, 1967 Has Scalia’s demise led to any real-world impacts yet? Yes. Dow Chemical Co. said it agreed to pay $835 million to settle an antitrust case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court after Justice Antonin Scalia‚Äôs death reduced its chances of overturning a jury award. Dow, the largest U.S. chemical […]

Dukakis on Scalia

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On February 18, 2016

This is a great interview with Michael Dukakis. The best part is that it turns out he went to law school with Scalia. How well did you know Scalia at law school? Not well. It was an interesting class.

Scalia Dead

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On February 13, 2016

Scalia is dead. Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead of apparent natural causes Saturday on a luxury resort in West Texas, federal officials said. Scalia, 79, was a guest at the Cibolo Cree

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Scalia and the West

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On June 26, 2015
The most important part of Scalia’s dissent is when he defines California as not part of the West. Because San Francisco and Hollywood no doubt. This is like an even dumber version of the inevitable graduate seminar in US West history argument over what is and is not the American West. Share

Hope from Scalia?

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On January 22, 2014

I was feeling pretty hopeless about the forthcoming Supreme Court decision in Harris v. Quinn, which challenges the constitutionality of states signing closed shop contracts with public sector unions.

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The Un-American Antonin Scalia

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On January 11, 2011
Via Ian Millhiser, I am shocked and appalled by this un-American passage in Antonin Scalia’s solo dissent today: The canon against superfluity is not a canon against verbosity. When a thought could have been expressed more concisely, one does not always have to cast about for some additional meaning to the word or phrase that […]
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