Supreme court justice Antonin Scalia dies: legal and political worlds react
US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia - one of most conservative members of the high court - has died. --- Justice Scalia's death could shift the balance of power on the US high court, allowing President Barack Obama to add a fifth liberal justice to the court. --- The court's conservative majority has recently stalled major efforts by the Obama administration on climate change and immigration. --- Justice Scalia, 79, was appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1986.
Justice Scalia: minority students may be better off going to 'lesser schools'
Justice Scalia: minority students may be better off going to 'lesser schools' 12.09.15 “There are those who contend that it does not benefit African Americans to get them into the University of Texas where they do not do well, as opposed to having them go to a less-advanced school, a slower-track school, where they do well,” he said. “One of the briefs pointed out that most of the black scientists in this country don’t come from schools like the UT. They come from lesser schools...