The Supreme Court After Scalia

The Courtroom of the Supreme Court showing Associate Justice Antonin Scalia’s Bench Chair and the Bench in front of his seat draped in black following his death on February 13, 2016.

With the sudden death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a practicing Catholic and a long-time “conservative” member of a Court which has enjoyed a certain, though tenuous, ideological balance in recent years, cases of particular concern to Christians have been thrown into greater uncertainty than ever High Court Rulings to Come Critical cases […]

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Righteous Judgment: On the Death of Antonin Scalia

Supreme Court justices and family members listen to prayers near the casket of Justice Antonin Scalia at the Supreme Court in Washington Feb. 19. (CNS photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Reuters) See story to come.

A brilliant jurist, he manifested the distinctively Catholic habit of self-criticism, born of humility… The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on February 13 overwhelmed the obituary industry, in part because the balance of the Court was at stake in replacing him, but also in part because he was a figure much larger than […]

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Antonin Scalia – A Bulwark for Liberty

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is seen in this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington. (CNS photo/Nancy Phelan Wiechec) See OBIT-SCALIA Feb. 15, 2016.

His “originalism” was not just a sound constitutional principle. It was a defense against the encroachin­g abuse of judicial power — like the enforced legalization of same-sex “marriage” On February 13, 2016, America lost one of its greatest legal minds, a patriotic American and a devout Catholic — Justice Antonin Scalia. One of Justice Scalia’s […]

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