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20 Nov 2020, 5:00 am by Sherry F. Colb
While it might “feel” like just a personal and individual event, it is in fact a broader matter that deserves serious attention.Justice Alito recently, as Federalist Society keynote speaker, bemoaned the fact that he cannot freely voice anti-gay religious sentiments. [read post]
17 Nov 2020, 10:26 am by Tom Smith
The usual mainstream-media suspects wasted no time in blasting as inappropriate Samuel Alito’s address last week to the Federalist ­Society. [read post]
17 Nov 2020, 5:00 am by Eric Segall
 By Eric SegallJustice Samuel Alito’s partisan speech to the Federalist Society last week caused quite a stir among both the left and the right, with both sides lining up to criticize or applaud the presentation based on their political views. [read post]
16 Nov 2020, 3:53 pm by Amy Howe
A few hours after the diocese filed its request last week, Justice Samuel Alito – who would have granted two requests over the summer by churches in California and Nevada for relief from COVID-19 shutdown orders – spoke at the annual convention for the Federalist Society, the conservative legal group. [read post]
16 Nov 2020, 6:50 am by boston
Alito delivered recently to the Federalist Society is attracting a lot of criticism for two reasons: its appalling content and the fact that Alito gave it at all. [read post]
15 Nov 2020, 6:01 pm by David Oscar Markus
And in other news, Justice Alito thought it was a good idea to go and give a political speech at the Federalist Society. [read post]
15 Nov 2020, 11:40 am by Howard Bashman
“Supreme Court Justice Alito mocks Cambridge, slams New England senators in speech to Federalist Society”: Jeremy C. [read post]
14 Nov 2020, 5:51 pm by Howard Bashman
“Supreme Court Justice Alito’s Federalist Society speech shows how political the court will get; One of the Supreme Court’s leading conservatives openly joined the culture wars, and clearly telegraphed his intentions now that he’s in the majority”: Professor Scott Lemieux has this essay online at NBC News. [read post]
14 Nov 2020, 1:58 pm by Sandy Levinson
  That is, much of consists of the equivalent of a "long train of abuses," or, perhaps more accurately, a "bill of particulars" with regard to the disconnect between the nature of the challenges facing us today as a society and the capacity of the existing Constitution to provide any hope for needed changes. [read post]
14 Nov 2020, 1:15 pm by Tom Smith
“Tolerance for opposing views is now in short supply,” Alito added in a virtual keynote speech to a conference of the conservative Federalist Society, in which he referenced the current state of discourse in the nation's law schools and the “broader academic community. [read post]
14 Nov 2020, 10:00 am by Howard Bashman
“In Unusually Political Speech, Alito Says Liberals Pose Threat to Liberties; The conservative justice’s pointed remarks, which he made in a speech to the Federalist Society, reflected thoughts he has expressed in his opinions”: Adam Liptak has this article in today’s edition of The New York Times. [read post]
Supreme Court Justice Alito gave a speech at the Federalist Society’s annual National Lawyers Convention on Thursday in which he declared that “religious liberty is fast becoming a disfavored right. [read post]
14 Nov 2020, 5:28 am
Said Harvard lawprof Mark Tushnet, quoted in "In Unusually Political Speech, Alito Says Liberals Pose Threat to Liberties/The conservative justice’s pointed remarks, which he made in a speech to the Federalist Society, reflected thoughts he has expressed in his opinions" (NYT). [read post]
13 Nov 2020, 12:24 pm by Josh Blackman
ACS, created as a liberal counterweight to the Federalist Society, promotes the values of "individual rights and liberties, genuine equality, access to justice, democracy and the rule of law. [read post]
13 Nov 2020, 10:32 am by Kalvis Golde
In what became a theme of his remarks, he quoted from Justice Elena Kagan, who, while speaking at a Federalist Society event at Harvard Law School while she was dean, declared, “I love the Federalist Society … but you are not my people. [read post]
13 Nov 2020, 7:30 am by Michael C. Dorf
DorfIn remarks at the Federalist Society national convention yesterday, Justice Samuel Alito proved that even if the clown-tyrant currently occupying the White House fails in his attempted putsch, right-wing grievance politics will remain with us for quite some time. [read post]
13 Nov 2020, 7:09 am by Associated Press
” “The pandemic has resulted in previously unimaginable restrictions on individual liberty,” Alito said in an address to the conservative Federalist Society, which is ... [read post]