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Alito Busts a Moderate Move
In his first decision as the Supreme Court's newest associate justice, Samuel Alito split with the court's most conservative members, voting to uphold a stay of execution for a condemned Missouri inmate
"...first decision as the Supreme Court's newest associate justice, Samuel Alito on Feb. 1 split with the court's most..."

Feb. 10, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Jesus Camp
This film is not a freak show or exposé but rather a call to arms to pick sides in the deepening cultural, political, and spiritual schism between the two Americas of the 21st century.
"...documentary against the nomination and confirmation of junior Justice Samuel Alito to the United States Supreme Court – a..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Anti-Scalito Camp Gets Vocal
Texas Coalition for an Independent Judiciary voices opposition to Alito's Supreme Court bid with a stack of petitions containing more than 15,000 signatures
"...To mark the start of Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito's senate confirmation hearings, representatives of the 12-organization-strong Texas..."

Jan. 13, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: The Machinery of Death
Supreme Court quibbles about drugs and avoids the larger ethical issue
"...by heart-stopping potassium chloride. The principle opinions – Justice Samuel Alito for the majority, Justice Sonia Sotomayor for the..."

July 10, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Supremes Give Death Row Inmate Another Chance
Supreme Court orders new trial for South Carolina death row inmate, ruling state courts erred by excluding evidence that another man may have committed the crime
"...In a unanimous opinion authored by most-junior Justice Samuel Alito, the U.S. Supreme Court on May 2 ordered..."

May 12, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Is Hutchison Really Pro-Choice?
"...so, how can she support the confirmation of Judge Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court? Judge Alito is the..."

Jan. 16, 2006 Postmarks

SCOTUS Listens to Redistricting Fight
Oral arguments heard in DC Monday
"...Sri Srinivasan faced his own grilling, with Associate Justice Samuel Alito thowing severe doubt over the concept of "neutral..."

Jan. 9, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Will Use Racial Maps in 2018 Elections
SCOTUS ruling puts stay on gerrymandered cases
"...before primary filing opens Nov. 11. But SCOTUS Justice Samuel Alito issued a temporary stay on Aug. 31, and..."

Sept. 15, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Bleak Day at SCOTUS for Women, Unions
Hobby Lobby ruling hits reproductive rights, Illinois wings labor
"...Associate Justices Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, as usual, brought their majority but not unanimous..."

June 30, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Revenge of the Cyborgs
Speech may be free, but justice costs real money
"...are followed by Chief Justice John Roberts (joined by Samuel Alito), primarily to insist that what looks to any..."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Reefer Madness
Apparently, the mere mention of drugs justifies suppressing student speech
"...joined by Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, and Samuel Alito), the "best Frederick can come up with" to..."

July 6, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
Limbaugh gets caught with illegal Viagra; and U.S. Supreme Court rules that police violation of knock-and-announce rule isn't grounds for suppression of evidence seized
"...(joined by John Roberts, Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, and Samuel Alito) wrote that while there are circumstances under which..."

July 14, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: The Wages of Civility
The Supreme Court confirms that elections have consequences
"...5-4 majority decided (in a tortured opinion by Justice Samuel Alito) that unless the state's GOP redistricters had been..."

June 29, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Headlines
"...wrangling this week, courtesy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito. Last week, Alito issued a temporary stay on..."

Sept. 8, 2017 News Feature

SCOTUS: Affirmative Action OK at UT
Justices rule 4-3 on using race in college admissions
"...Sotomayor ruled against her, and the conservative rump of Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, and Chief Justice John Roberts dissenting..."

June 23, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

HB 2 Oral Arguments
Justices press both sides of Texas abortion law
"...Justice Samuel Alito harshly questioned Toti about the causation of clinic..."

March 2, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Court Rules on Marriage Equality
DOMA struck down, Prop 8 dismissed on standing
"...Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito filing dissent. The decision allows same-sex couples who..."

June 26, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

SCOTUS Overturns Most of Arizona Immigration Law
Court also outlaws life-without-parole for juveniles
"...and Sonia Sotomayor. Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito filed opinions concurring in part and dissenting in..."

June 25, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Reefer Roundup: 7/4/11
Your patriotic drug news roundup
"...Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Steven Breyer and Samuel Alito – called the majority's extension of the Melendez-Diaz..."

July 4, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

When an Emergency Is Not an Emergency
Supreme Court rules against Fourth Amendment protection
"...In their opinion, written by Justice Samuel Alito and released May 16, the court, by an..."

May 18, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Packing Heat in the Windy City
Supremes give thumbs-down to Chicago handgun ban
"...saying the restrictions left them "vulnerable to criminals," Justice Samuel Alito wrote for the five-justice majority. The residents sued..."

July 2, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: Supreme Confusion
The Supreme Court ratifies the Texas GOP majority with a shrug
"...colleagues (Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas, and most likely Samuel Alito, inevitably excepted) that the harm to black voters..."

July 7, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Voter IDon’t
The GOP’s bad week for gerrymandering and voter rights
"...way to the U.S. Supreme Court. On Monday, Justice Samuel Alito granted Paxton a temporary stay on the congressional..."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Headlines
"...place, pending review by the U.S. Supreme Court. Justice Samuel Alito signed a temporary restraining order on Monday suspending..."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Feature

Death Watch: Shuffling the Deck
Death row inmates see new execution dates
"...how to treat the case: At one point, Justice Samuel Alito called Quijano's testimony both "inexcusable" and "bizarre." A..."

Oct. 14, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Supreme Court to Hear Texas Abortion Case This Week
HB 2 oral arguments start Wednesday
"...Ginsburg expected to reaffirm abortion rights and conservative-leaning Justices Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, and Chief Justice John Roberts slated..."

March 1, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Marriage for Everyone
Travis County "overjoyed" to comply with Supreme Court decision
"...Roberts dissented, along with other conservative-leaning Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, and Antonin Scalia, who, in a scathing, and..."

July 3, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Point Austin: Happy Fourth!
Feel good about America, but not too good
"...from the entire law, and it's the dissenters (inevitably Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas) who should but won't..."

July 3, 2015 News Column by Michael King

SCOTUS Blocks HB 2 – For Now
U.S. Supreme Court halts Texas abortion law in 5-4 stay
"...Justice John Roberts, Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, and Samuel Alito would have denied the application, the order reads...."

July 3, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Travis County Celebrates Marriage Equality
Clerk issues 313 marriage licenses by close of business
"...Roberts dissented, along with other conservative-leaning Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, and Antonin Scalia, who, in a scathing separate..."

June 26, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

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