Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead today at a ranch in Texas, after apparently having died in his sleep. This blog’s Tom Goldstein provides first reactions and explains what happens to this Term’s close cases.

Early coverage comes from NPR’s Nina Totenberg, Tony Mauro of The National Law Journal (subscription or registration required), Susan Page and Richard Wolf of USA Today, Adam Liptak of The New York Times, Robert Barnes of The Washington Post, CNN, Gary Martin and Guillermo Contreras of San Antonio Express-News, Julie Fancher of The Dallas Morning News, and Harper Neidig and Ian Swanson of The Hill.

Early commentary comes from Rick Hasen at his Election Law Blog, Ian Millhiser at ThinkProgress, and Sam Levine of The Huffington Post.

Posted in Round-up, Justice Scalia passes away

Recommended Citation: Andrew Hamm, Evening round-up: Death of Justice Antonin Scalia, SCOTUSblog (Feb. 13, 2016, 7:14 PM), https://www.scotusblog.com/2016/02/evening-round-up-death-of-justice-antonin-scalia/