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

May 21, 2013 | By JONATHAN WOOD

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 sometimes used for such playground antics, others have fundamentally reshaped our law. The most famous of the latter – Footnote 4 from United States ...