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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

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 Creek Ranch, a resort in the Big Bend region south of Marfa. According to a report, Scalia arrived at the ranch on […]

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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Sex lives of SCOTUS justices

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On December 12, 2012
Back in 2004, in the wake of Lawrence v. Texas, a recently out of the closet gay NYU law student asked Antonin Scalia a tough question at a semi-private forum where Scalia was discussing the decision. Naturally in the hierarchically-obsessed world of legal academia this display of lese-majesty occasioned much outrage among the powers that […]

Scalia and the Reactionary Mind

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On October 20, 2011
I promised to say more about Corey Robin’s assessment of Antonin Scalia in The Reactionary Mind, some of which is excerpted here. Before I get to that, I should say that it’s an excellent book I strongly recommend. And one initial complaint notwithstanding, the Ayn Rand chapter (“St. Petersburg in revolt gave us Vladimir Nabokov, […]
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