Antonin Scalia, J.D.

Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice (1986-2016), was born in Trenton, New Jersey, March 11, 1936. He married Maureen McCarthy and had nine children – Ann Forrest, Eugene, John Francis, Catherine Elisabeth, Mary Clare, Paul David, Matthew, Christopher James, and Margaret Jane. He received his A.B. from Georgetown University and the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, and his LL.B. from Harvard Law School, and was a Sheldon Fellow of Harvard University from 1960–1961. He was in private practice in Cleveland, Ohio from 1961–1967, a Professor of Law at the University of Virginia from 1967–1971, and a Professor of Law at the University of Chicago from 1977–1982, and a Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University and Stanford University. He was chairman of the American Bar Association’s Section of Administrative Law, 1981–1982, and its Conference of Section Chairmen, 1982–1983. He served the federal government as General Counsel of the Office of Telecommunications Policy from 1971–1972, Chairman of the Administrative Conference of the United States from 1972–1974, and Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel from 1974–1977. He was appointed Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 1982. President Reagan nominated him as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and he took his seat September 26, 1986. Justice Scalia died on February 13, 2016.


Writings by Justice Scalia
Opinions and Commentary

In His Own Words – Interviews and Speeches
Senate Confirmation Hearings
On American Exceptionalism
The Role of the Supreme Court
Keynote Speech at Acton Institute’s 7th Anniversary
NVTC Titan Series Speech
Globalization and the Law
Is Capitalism more conducive to Christian Lirtue
Legally Speaking
Supreme Court Fellows Program
Uncommon Knowledge Interview
Fox News Interview on Control Control
CSPAN Interview
The Kalb Report Interview
The Federalist Society Debate
The Cambridge Union Speech
The National Lawyer’s Convention Speech
The Philosophy of an Originalist
PBS Interview on Interpreting the Law
Law and Justice Interview
The Italian Enlightenment and the U.S. Constitution