Tag: Antonin Scalia

Justice Antonin Scalia says constitution not meant to answer moral questions

This post was written by Hatchet reporter Nicole Dunsmore. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia reminded the hundreds of people packed into Lisner Auditorium on Monday that the nation’s 227-year founding document does not hold all the answers to some of it’s biggest moral questions. Scalia stressed that while the U.S. Constitution remains the core of […]

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Monday, Sept. 16 Antonin Scalia Lecture Listen to the Supreme Court justice give a speech to commemorate Constitution Day. Lisner Auditorium 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 Ace the Interview, Get the Job Practice interview skills and learn how interviews vary across fields in this training session. Marvin Center, Room 301 12:30 p.m. Latino Heritage Celebration […]

Supreme Court justice slams law professor on same-sex housing suit

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia jumped into the gender-neutral housing debate last weekend, criticizing a professor’s efforts to challenge mandatory same-sex dormitories. GW Law School professor John Banzhaf brought suit against Catholic University of America this summer after the religious institution banned first year co-ed dormitories. Banzhaf said the move qualified as sex discrimination under the D.C. Human Rights Act.

Frank also made “homophobe” comment at GW

More than 200 newspapers and Web sites have picked up the Associated Press piece about Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank calling Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia “a homophobe” — but it wasn’t the first time the openly gay congressman had harsh words for the conservative justice. Speaking to the GW College Democrats two weeks before his […]

Scalia to judge moot court competition

Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia will judge the GW Law School’s annual Van Vleck Moot Court competition on January 22.  His appearance will mark the third time in four years that a Supreme Court justice has presided over the annual event. In addition to Scalia, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Marsha Berzo, and […]