Justice Sutherland Finally Gets Some Respect

From Justice Scalia’s interview with New York Magazine:

“You know, for all I know, 50 years from now I may be the Justice Sutherland of the late-twentieth and early-21st century, who’s regarded as ‘He was on the losing side of everything, an old fogey, the old view.’  And I don’t care.”

Hat Tip–Josh Blackman.

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  1. Shag from Brookline says:

    In this recent interview, Justice Scalia referenced his “courage” in a matter before the Court involving Dick Cheney. It’s time for a revisit to DeNovo for my comment on Justice Scalia and Dick Cheney:

    “JE NE RECUSE!”

    In that duck blind
    Lady Justice unveils
    Her traditional blindfold
    For these bonding males:
    Scalia and Cheney,
    Shotguns at attack,
    Taking aim at Justice,
    “QUACK, QUACK, QUACK!”

    Posted [originally] by: Shag from Brookline at March 23, 2004 07:28 AM”

    Perhaps Scalia may be considered closer to Chief Justice Taney.