Justice Scalia found dead

By: Jonathan Hogue ~Opinions & Editorials Editor~ U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead Saturday in his room at a hunting lodge. Justice Scalia was the Court’s leading conservative who often brought controversy with his fiery and eloquent opinions from the bench. Scalia was the quintessential conservative. Before his appointment to the high court by President Ronald Reagan in 1986, Scalia spent his political career working for Republican leaders who helped shape his conservative principles. In the 1970s, Scalia earned two appointments by Republican President Richard Nixon as a member of his personal counsel and as Assistant … Continue reading Justice Scalia found dead