Justice Scalia’s Last Order and Last Words From the Bench

February 13th, 2016

On Wednesday, February 10, Justice Scalia referred an application for a stay in a death penalty case from (of all places) Texas to the full court. The petition was denied.


Justice Scalia’s last comments from the bench came in the case of Sturgeon v. Frost on January 20, which considered the scope of theĀ Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of 1980. Here is the audio, courtesy of Oyez.