Scalia's other footnote: why is footnote four always such a threat to the Constitution?

The internet is all a tizzy over a footnote in yesterday’s City of Arlington v. FCC decision. In the footnote, Justice Scalia pointlessly criticized a party’s name. Although footnotes are … ›

Deference and the Hound of the Baskervilles

Today the Supreme Court ruled in City of Arlington v. FCC that courts should defer to agency interpretations of statutes they administer, regardless of whether the provision at issue could … ›

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Scalia's other footnote: why is footnote four always such a threat to the Constitution?

The internet is all a tizzy over a footnote in yesterday’s City of Arlington v. FCC decision. In the footnote, Justice Scalia pointlessly criticized a party’s name. Although footnotes are … ›

Deference and the Hound of the Baskervilles

Today the Supreme Court ruled in City of Arlington v. FCC that courts should defer to agency interpretations of statutes they administer, regardless of whether the provision at issue could … ›

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Scalia's other footnote: why is footnote four always such a threat to the Constitution?

The internet is all a tizzy over a footnote in yesterday’s City of Arlington v. FCC decision. In the footnote, Justice Scalia pointlessly criticized a party’s name. Although footnotes are … ›

Deference and the Hound of the Baskervilles

Today the Supreme Court ruled in City of Arlington v. FCC that courts should defer to agency interpretations of statutes they administer, regardless of whether the provision at issue could … ›

Scalia's other footnote: why is footnote four always such a threat to the Constitution?

The internet is all a tizzy over a footnote in yesterday’s City of Arlington v. FCC decision. In the footnote, Justice Scalia pointlessly criticized a party’s name. Although footnotes are … ›

Deference and the Hound of the Baskervilles

Today the Supreme Court ruled in City of Arlington v. FCC that courts should defer to agency interpretations of statutes they administer, regardless of whether the provision at issue could … ›