February 15, 2016

NONE FOR THEM THUMB:

Antonin Scalia was a jurist of colossal consequence (GEORGE F. WILL, Feb. 14, 2016, Washington Post)

The serrated edges of his most passionate dissents sometimes strained the court's comity and occasionally limited his ability to proclaim what the late Justice William Brennan called the most important word in the court's lexicon: "Five."

That inability to win a majority makes him a footnote in history.

Posted by at February 15, 2016 4:58 PM

  

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