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Dripping With Contempt

Dahlia Lithwick observing Justice Scalia at oral arguments on Iqbal v. Ashcroft:

Scalia then points out that the ability of the attorney general and FBI director to do their jobs should not be dependent on the discretion of a district court judge. He pronounces district court judge the way you or I might say serial wife-beater.

There’s a reason she’s my favorite writer on legal issues.