Supreme Court Quotations
crowley at UIDAHO.EDU
Thu Apr 6 13:13:23 PDT 2000
Before we get too mired in Scalia quotes I'll suggest one of Marshall's
last comments on the Court--from Payne v. Tennessee (501 U.S 808) 1991.
"Cast aside today are those condemned to face society's ultimate penalty.
Tomorrow's victims may be minorities, women, or the indigent. Inevitably,
this campaign to resurrect yesterday's 'spirited dissents' will squander
the authority and the legitimacy of this Court as a protector of the
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