The death of Antonin Scalia promises to open up a political battle that will play itself out throughout the entire presidential race. That will leave us plenty of time to reflect upon the many ways in which Scalia shaped the direction of the Supreme Court (almost always for the worse) and how his successor could change the course of future cases.
In the meantime, though, the assessments of Scalia’s legacy are flying fast and furious. He was alternately God’s instrument on the Court or the most vile person who ever lived. Either would be quite the accomplishment.
Scalia was high on the LGBT community’s list of enemies. Nonetheless, you can miss your enemies, even if you are grateful that they can no longer do you more harm. Here are five reasons why we’re going to miss Antonin Scalia.
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