Addendum to Justice Scalia’s Record

Written by: Matthew Fletcher

Primary Source : Turtle Talk, February 17, 2016.

Update to Justice Scalia post….

We now have a link to the Charlie Rose show where Justice Scalia made a statement about his vote in the Holyfield matter — it starts at about 34:20 into the show, or at about 19:20 remaining. NYTs coverage here. Yes, he absolutely got the facts wrong….

Also, and I regret forgetting this, see below Justice Scalia’s internal memorandum to Justice Brennan in the Duro v. Reina deliberations, uncovered by David Getches in Justice Marshall’s papers (if I recall correctly):


And we conclude with a pic of the Justice as Grand Marshal of the Columbus Day parade in NYC about 10 years ago — the title of the NYTs article was “Who’s That Guy? Without Robes, Grand Marshal Is Mystery“:


Scalia Grand Marshal


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Matthew Fletcher
Matthew L.M. Fletcher is Professor of Law at Michigan State University College of Law and Director of the Indigenous Law and Policy Center. He is the Chief Justice of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Supreme Court and also sits as an appellate judge for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, the Hoopa Valley Tribe, and the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians. He is a member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, located in Peshawbestown, Michigan. In 2010, Professor Fletcher was elected to the American Law Institute.