In a 1993 law review article John Roberts Jr. penned shortly after his departure from the government, he holds little back about his own views -- and offers a passionate defense of Justice Antonin Scalia. The article addresses standing -- the judicial doctrine that determines whether a plaintiff has the right to bring a suit to challenge a government rule or action. Though some scholars view Roberts' views on the matter as within the mainstream, others say his beliefs reflect a form of judicial activism.
Roberts and Scalia: Standing Side by Side
August 2, 2005