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The Political Forces Behind the Attack on the Voting Rights Act

Feb 28, 2013
Take it from the ultraconservative and increasingly unrestrained Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: What’s really at stake in the case of Shelby County v. Holder isn’t simply the technical constitutionality of Sections 4 and 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, but the "perpetuation of racial entitlement" in the law’s renewal.What's at stake isn’t simply the constitutionality of the law but as Justice Antonin Scalia said, the "perpetuation of racial entitlement" in its renewal.

Scalia Dismisses ‘Living Constitution’

Feb 15, 2006
The Supreme Court justice drives home his misguided belief that changes in society's mores shouldn't be reflected in the Constitution. Sure: the Founding Fathers got it all right 200 years ago--including the bit about counting Americans of African descent as three-fifths of a person.