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Antonin Scalia

Usurpation

February 6, 2017 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

Neil Gorsuch, who espouses a literal reading of the Constitution, and who is not nearly as incompetent as Mr. Trump, will follow in Antonin Scalia’s footsteps.

Supreme Court: The Difficult Succession of a Judge

February 29, 2016 // Les Échos - France - French

The Republican candidates for the White House are determined to prevent Barack Obama from designating a successor to the Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia who died on Feb. 13. Their fear is to see a liberal replace a conservative. However, an editor from the Washington Post mentions that the Republicans are playing [Read more]

Obstruction, Your Honour!

February 28, 2016 // La Presse - Canada - French

Republican politicians didn't beat around the bush after Barack Obama’s first year in power. In 2010, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, "The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president.” Back then, the Democrats controlled the Senate. [Read more]

Scalia’s Death Upsets US Politics

February 27, 2016 // Le Journal de Montreal - Canada - French

<i>The death of Supreme Court Justice [Antonin] Scalia is this year’s political event in the U.S. and should remain so until the elections.</i> I was lucky enough — a few years back — to meet Antonin Scalia when he went through Montreal for a conference, where he stood by his Canadian counterpart, Justice Ian [Read more]
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