High Court Justice Scalia and Criticism of the Judiciary After the federal courts refused to hear the Terri Schiavo case, some legislators criticized the judiciary as irresponsible. Now, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia -- an "originalist" who believes the U.S. Constitution means what it meant at the time the Founding Fathers adopted it -- has suggested the judicial branch may have only itself to blame.
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High Court Justice Scalia and Criticism of the Judiciary

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After the federal courts refused to hear the Terri Schiavo case, some legislators criticized the judiciary as irresponsible. Now, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia — an "originalist" who believes the U.S. Constitution means what it meant at the time the Founding Fathers adopted it — has suggested the judicial branch may have only itself to blame.