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It’s rare for the discussion in the faculty lounge to stay on one topic for an entire hour, but how could it not when the subject is the late, great Antonin Scalia? In this episode, Professors Epstein and Yoo recall their personal memories of the departed Supreme Court justice, explain his place in the history of the judicial branch, hash out whether or not Republicans should attempt to block President Obama’s nomination of a replacement, and explain how the president could put the GOP on its heels. Finally, the boys give their answer to this query: what’s the single most important question a president can pose to a potential Supreme Court nominee?

All that and more in this hour of Law Talk.

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  1. Jules PA Member

    Great Talk. Thank you.

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    • February 15, 2016, at 9:07 PM PST
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  2. Dustoff Inactive

    Too bad more Americans are not Rico members and are unaware of such important, insightful and good humored discussion as this among commenters and questioner alike. Thanks gentlemen.

    • #2
    • February 15, 2016, at 9:25 PM PST
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  3. Jules PA Member

    I don’t think Law Talk is members only. I shared the link with my brother. The memorium of Justice Scalia is a great way to share the benefits of Rico.

    • #3
    • February 15, 2016, at 9:40 PM PST
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  4. Titus Techera Contributor

    That’s signor Pavarotti belting out Pagliacci? Vesti la giubba? Did Scalia like it especially?

    • #4
    • February 15, 2016, at 11:51 PM PST
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  5. Blue Yeti Admin
    Blue Yeti

    @Titus Yes.

    • #5
    • February 16, 2016, at 12:34 AM PST
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  6. Titus Techera Contributor

    Blue Yeti:@Titus Yes.

    Thanks–it’s a fine gesture. Let me apologize for talking over the music…

    • #6
    • February 16, 2016, at 12:39 AM PST
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  7. Autistic License Thatcher

    Could we start talking credible nominees? Why leave the initiative to the other side?

    Viet Dinh. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viet_D._Dinh#Law

    Justice Scalia was a great man. He deserves a decent successor.

    • #7
    • February 16, 2016, at 8:53 AM PST
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  8. BuckeyeSam Inactive

    And yet the Ricochet favorite, Rubio, wants to make citizens of 12 million to 30 million people who will vote for candidates who support the notion of a “living constitution.”

    Fabulous.

    • #8
    • February 16, 2016, at 12:27 PM PST
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  9. BuckeyeSam Inactive

    The Godfather restaurant scene at Louis’ restaurant with Michael, Sollozzo, and McCluskey.

    • #9
    • February 17, 2016, at 11:59 AM PST
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