Thoughts on Justice Antonin Scalia

by M. Jonathan Hayes

Antonin Scalia is a personal hero of mine. He was not without flaws of course and I suspect that he and I would be on the opposite side of most issues, once the voting began. I didn't care for his taunting manner and his drive to get a laugh at the expense of attorneys arguing before the Supreme Court. His dissents were sometimes embarrassing. He sometimes all but called his colleagues morons. I agree with other commentators that the predictability of his views lessened his influence with his colleagues.

But I have to . . .

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