Antonin Scalia

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  • Exemplification Essay: Antonin Scalia Supreme Court Justice

    Antonin Scalia was a Supreme Court Justice who was appointed by President Ronald Reagan. He was a well-rounded judge who stood for the Constitution, and the way the founders intended the constitution to be conceived. He was a conservative judge who stood his ground for what he believed was the correct thing to do. Leaning to the conservative side, Scalia made a decision to uphold the constitution. He believed the constitution was not to make change easier but delay or prevent change. Scalia voted against the Affordable care act, then voted for same sex marriage the next day because he believe the constitution stood for the right to marry and be happy with anyone you would like. He believed the place for activating change was in the legislature where people are be represented and it is…

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  • Justice Antonin Scalia Analysis

    land, and as such, the Justices of this Court are all extremely well respected. All members of this hallowed institution have rightly earned the designation as significant legal scholars. The notion has been put forward that Justice Antonin Scalia is the most significant member of the Court in United States history. This is an exaggeration to say the least. There have been many Justices that would more accurately be called significant to the Supreme Court. Even Scalia notes in his opinions…

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  • Antonin Scalia Pros And Cons

    Antonin Scalia was a very respected leader in his line of work. He was known as a conservative Republican who shared his transformative theories, writing, his unique personality and opinions. Scalia was known as an originalist and a believer in the living constitution. Scalia’s brilliant views made him the leader of the conservative intellectual renaissance in his three decades on the supreme court. Antonin Gregory Scalia was appointed to the court by President Ronald Reagan in 1986, as the…

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  • Alexander Hamilton's Interpretation Of The Constitution

    Federalist Alexander Hamilton regarded the Constitution as the fundamental law, which is superior to any state statute, and as a limited Constitution. In Federalist Paper Number 78, Hamilton argues that the Supreme Court should have the authority to invalidate acts of Congress that are deemed unconstitutional, and that if there is a variance between the Constitution and a law passed by Congress, federal courts have the responsibility to follow the Constitution. Paper Number 78, having been cited…

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  • Romer Vs Evans Case Study

    the three votes against the Colorado Supreme Court’s finding was Antonin Scalia who penned the dissent. In his dissent, Scalia does three things to convincingly disarm an extremely well-founded opinion. First, Scalia argues that the opinion’s argument that the State’s reading of Amendment 2 was “implausible” is ignorant of the entire breadth of the Amendment. Justice Scalia cites the Colorado court’s decision which says that “Colorado law currently proscribes discrimination based on age, marital…

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  • Why Should Violent Video Games Be Banned?

    This means that if violent video games are banned, youth would lose an important teaching device. Is this truly what is best for youth? Since the evidence shows that video games with violent content can be a helpful teaching device, violent video games must not be banned. While violent video games can be helpful, they can also expose youth to an excess amount of violence. However, the same can be said about violent books, but nobody suggests banning them to youth. Why doesn’t anybody…

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  • The Supreme Court: The American Judicial System

    situations and actions that arose. On January 31, 2017, President Trump nominated Neil McGill Gorsuch to fill the seat of Antonin Scalia who died on February 13, 2016. Judge Gorsuch is 49 years old, this will allow Gorsuch to remain on the court for the rest of his life because Supreme Court Justices serve for life or until they retire. Gorsuch served on the Appellate Court for the 10th Circuit from July 20th, 2006 to 2017. As the White House website states, “Judge Gorsuch attended Harvard Law…

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  • Effects Of Mismatching

    implementation of AA programs and initiatives was first used to combat racial segregation. Since the passing off AA things have changed on how it is viewed and interpreted. Since the 1900s the idea of mismatching has come into the picture and in 2003 it was ruled by the court that race can now only be used as a factor in admissions if diversity is essential and has been proven as necessary. The most recent allegations towards AA and its mission came from the Supreme Court case of Fisher v.…

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  • The Case Of The District Of Columbia V. Heller

    keeps growing and developing, the amendments have stayed the same since the creation in 1789. Therefore, as the years go by the original meaning of the text is getting lost in translation, which has caused the Supreme Court Justices to try to interpret the meaning the best way they can to ensure a fair trial. The case of the District of Columbia v. Heller in 1976 is the case in question. When the case was presented to the Supreme Court, the opinion of the court came from Justice Antonin Scalia. …

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  • Worthless Speech Freedom Of Speech

    Entertainment Merchants Association, Chief Justice Antonin Scalia stated that "Like the protected books, plays, and movies that preceded them, video games communicate ideas and even social messages through many familiar literary devices, such as characters, dialogue, plot, and music” (Brown v. Electronic Merchants Association, 2011). Scalia’s opinion focused on relating video games to the other forms of media that came before it. While mediums like film, radio, television, and books have all…

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