The Supreme Court decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, 597 U.S. ___, 142 S.Ct. 2111, 213 L.Ed.2d 387 (2022), is an odd decision. In that opinion Justice Thomas found that no law regarding possession of firearms could withstand judicial scrutiny unless it could be shown that the law fits with
Justice Scalia Calls Judge Posner’s Assertion a “Lie”
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Judicial interpretation is art, not science. Judicial interpretation depends entirely on the individual judgment of the judge. So, it is quite remarkable when a sitting Justice of the Supreme Court calls a justice on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals a "liar." Judge Antonin Scalia recently penned a book with another author regarding judicial interpretation.