“Apologies for US Supreme Court’s judicial activism, but European Human Rights Court is even worse”

scaliaU.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has apologized for America’s international export of judicial activism, but warned that that human rights law as practised under the European Court Of Human Rights is, if anything, even worse: “It’s one thing for a country to allow its domestic judiciary to rule on matters of statutory or written constitutional law, but it’s a worse thing altogether for a country to allow foreigners to dictate by means of rulings based on abstractions.”

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