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Reflections on Justice Scalia on the second anniversary of his passing

By Dave Andrusko Today, February 13, is the two-year anniversary of the passing of a giant of American jurisprudence, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. I’m sure each year I will be reminded of the contrast between the

Justice Scalia on the Constitution, abortion, and assisted suicide

By Paul Stark Editor’s note. Last night I finally had a chance to sit down and begin to read “Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived.” The Amazon blurb starts with a helpful overview:

Majority of Americans want Supreme Court justices to interpret Constitution the way Justice Antonin Scalia did

By Dave Andrusko The surveys conducted for the Knights of Columbus by The Marist Poll are always helpful, because they tend to ask good questions in a thoughtful manner. The latest KOC poll addresses the question of

Exposing the soft jurisprudential underbelly of Roe v. Wade

By Dave Andrusko In less than two months, we will commemorate the 44th anniversary of one of the bleakest days in American history–January 22, 1973–when seven justices blissfully embraced judicial activism to eliminate the abortion statutes of

Justice Scalia on the Constitution, abortion, and assisted suicide

By Paul Stark U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away Saturday, believed that the role of the Court is to faithfully interpret and apply the law as it actually is—not as the Court wants it

Antonin Scalia on Roe v. Wade

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. As virtually everyone knows by now, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away last weekend. We are posting three stories today that sketch the outlines of how this great justice addressed abortion

“Today’s decision, that the Constitution of the United States prevents the prohibition of a horrible mode of abortion, will be greeted by a firestorm of criticism–as well it should.”

Editor’s note. We are running three posts today about Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away last weekend. The following are excerpts from the dissent authored by Justice Scalia in the 2000 Supreme Court’s Stenberg v.

Unborn children have lost a great champion

By Dave Andrusko When Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away over the weekend, National Right to Life issued a statement that was as on point as it was brief: We are deeply saddened by the death

Scalia on Roe v. Wade

By Dave Andrusko An interview given by Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia in which he touches on Roe v. Wade is always worth the price of admission. I was perusing a pro-abortion site this morning when I

In CNN appearance, Scalia explains why Roe incorrectly decided

        By Dave Andrusko There I was, peacefully switching back and forth between three sporting events when I happened upon Piers Morgan’s show on CNN. He was interviewing Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. While