Antonin Scalia

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Drawing on social identity theory, we examine how Whites’ race-related beliefs drive their reactions to race-based Affirmative Action Policies (AAPs). Across laboratory and field settings, we find that Whites with relatively high modern racism (MR) or collective relative deprivation (CRD) beliefs perceive greater White disadvantage in organizations that(More)
The controversy surrounding the judicial use of comparative constitutional law is not new. However, the debate has recently been reignited by a number of US Supreme Court justices who have spoken out on the use of non-US law in the Court. Scalia opposes, and Breyer favours, references to ‘foreign law’. Their comments, made both within and outside of the(More)
This paper is about the quality of the main arguments that opponents of plural marriage have put forth in defense of their position. 2 Americans are finally becoming accustomed to the concept of same-sex marriage and even though plural marriage lies on the horizon, commentators have not yet discussed the topic with the kind of care that it deserves. That is(More)
Congressional roll call voting has been highly structured for most of American history. The structure is revealed by a dynamic, spatial analysis of the entire roll call voting record from 1789 to 19S5. The space is characterized by a predominant major dimension with, at times, a significant, but less important second dimension. In the modern era spatial(More)
One of the concerns addressed by the Health Professions Educational Assistance Act of 1976 was the large and increasing influx of foreigntrained doctors. Statistics showed that in each year since 1970 the number of foreign medical graduates entering the country had exceeded the number of U.S. medical school graduates, that the foreign graduates constituted(More)
Do Justices telegraph their preferences during oral arguments? We demonstrate that Justices implicitly reveal their leanings during oral arguments, even before arguments and deliberations have concluded. Specifically, we extract the emotional content of over 3,000 hours of audio recordings spanning 30 years of oral arguments before the Court. Using only the(More)