Professor Mark Rahdert is quoted in this article the Temple Update on the fallout from Justice Antonin Scalia’s death. Could President Obama appoint a temporary Supreme Court Justice without Senate approval while the Senate is on vacation? Read the Full Story
Professor Duncan Hollis was a guest on WBEZ’s Worldview to talk about US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and his opinions about whether foreign or international law had any relevance for the Supreme Court. Audio of Professor Hollis’s interview is available below.
Justice Scalia’s passing comes as a shock and is generating tributes across ideological lines. Indeed, whether you agreed with his opinions or not (and I was not a fan of his thinking on cases likeSosa or Bond), Justice Scalia’s opinions deserved to be read. Lines like “never-say-never jurisprudence” and “oh-so-close-to-relevant cases” are some of my personal favorites. Readers should feel free to add their own in the comment section. In the meantime, I wanted to pay tribute to a side of Justice Scalia that has garnered relatively little attention — his dedication to promoting the rule of law. For the last sixteen years, Temple Law has run a rule of law program in Beijing hosted at Tsinghua University’s School of Law. We offer an LLM to classes of 50 Chinese judges, prosecutors and lawyers, in an effort to acquaint them with the U.S. legal system and the rule of law more generally. As part of the program, the Chinese students visit Philadelphia for the summer, which includes a day trip to D.C. And nearly every year the highlight of that D.C. …
Professor Mark Rahdert is quoted in this article by the Chronicle of Higher Education. What does the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia mean for Fisher v. The University of Texas, and the future of affirmative action? Read the Full Story
Professor Laura Little is featured in this article by CBS Philly about her time with US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Little first met Scalia when she worked as a law clerk for Chief Justice Rehnquist 30 years ago. Little recalls her impression of Scalia, and what his passing means for the future of the Supreme Court. Read the Full Story