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February 17, 2016

Remembering Scalia, giant among the courts on Courting Liberty

Members of PLF look at the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and his impact on property rights, views on upholding the constitution and his involvement in some of PLF’s most important victories. The round table discussion is hosted by PLF Litigation Director Jim Burling, who is joined by PLF DC Executive Director Todd ...

March 02, 2011

How consistent is the Left's Scalia-Thomas hatred?

Author:  Damien M. Schiff It has been common for some time among the legal Left to lambaste the Roberts Court's conservative wing, especially Justices Scalia and Thomas, for decisions that allegedly reflect more their personal preferences than the laws' dictates.  That criticism seems to me at least to be heightened in part beca ...

January 06, 2011

The media misses the point yet again with Justice Scalia

Author:  Damien M. Schiff The brouhaha over Justice Antonin Scalia's remarks in California Lawyer Magazine about the protections afforded (or not) to various minority groups under the Constitution has in large measure missed the important take-away.  Here you have a Supreme Court justice articulating a version of originalism that is ...