Tuesday, January 10, 2006

"Time and again, even in routine matters involving average Americans, you give enormous, almost total deference to the exercise of governmental powers," said Senator Kennedy.

Later, asked to respond to the criticism, Alito said that he has tried to decide each case on its merits: "Sometimes that means siding with the government, sometimes it means siding with the party that's claiming a violation of rights."

I don't know of any case where Scalito ruled against the government.

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