If, even as the price to be paid for a fifth vote, I ever joined an opinion for the Court that began: "the Constitution promises liberty to all within its reach, a liberty that includes certain specific rights that allow persons, within a lawful realm, to define and express their identity," I would hide my head in a bag. The Supreme Court of the United States has descended from the disciplined legal reasoning of John Marshall and Joseph Story to the mystical aphorisms of the fortune cookie.Our bold above. Scalia is too nuanced a guy to have emphasized his dig.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Zinging well is the best revenge on your colleagues
Footnote 22 of Justice Antonin Scalia's dissent is;