Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court After Scalia

After his sudden death of February 13 in Texas, Justice Scalia’s Bench Chair is draped in black at the Supreme Court (Franz Jantzen, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States) With the sudden death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a practicing Catholic and a long-time “conservative” member of a Court [...]

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 February 19 (CNS photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Reuters) 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 [...]

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) 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” [...]