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Justice Antonin Scalia Dead At 79

Feb 13
Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79.

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Obama To Nominate Scalia Successor 'In Due Time'

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Proposed Sex Offender Clinic Roils San Francisco Neighborhood

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Some Key Opinions From Justice Antonin Scalia

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the conservative and provocative judge who died at age 79, was known for pointed language, fiercely held opinions and a sardonic wit that at times invoked fairy tales, foreigners and hippies.

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