Antonin Scalia
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"Antonin Gregory Scalia" is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States/Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. As the longest-serving justice currently on the Court, Scalia is the Senior Associate Justice. Appointed to the Court by President of the United States/President Ronald Reagan in 1986, Scalia has been described as the intellectual anchor for the originalist and textualist position in the Court's conservative wing.

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There is nothing new in the realization that the Constitution sometimes insulates the criminality of a few in order to protect the privacy of us all.

[The Freedom of Information Act is] the Taj Mahal of the Doctrine of Unanticipated Consequences, the Sistine Chapel of Cost-Benefit Analysis Ignored.

In a big family the first child is kind of like the first pancake. If it's not perfect, that's okay, there are a lot more coming along.

What is a moderate interpretation of the text? Halfway between what it really means and what you'd like it to mean?

The Court today completes the process of converting [Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964] from a guarantee that race or sex will not be the basis for often will.

The line between protected pornography and unprotected obscenity lies between appealing to a good healthy interest in sex and appealing to a depraved interest, whatever that means.

A law can be both economic folly and constitutional.

If you think aficionados of a living Constitution want to bring you flexibility, think again. You think the death penalty is a good idea? Persuade your fellow citizens to adopt it. You want a right to abortion? Persuade your fellow citizens and enact it. That's flexibility.

A search is a search, even if it happens to disclose nothing but the bottom of a turntable.