In Memoriam: Justice Scalia

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While I did not always agree with Justice Scalia’s theory of jurisprudence or the Constitution, I remember very well when he was appointed to the Court in 1986 by President Reagan.  I was 26 and a recently graduated lawyer, eager to observe all things legal.  I am now surprised to contemplate the unexpected death of Justice Scalia and the impact of his 30 years on the Court.  Check out some of the articles and accolades below about his life and tenure on the Court.

  1. Antonin Scalia, Justice on the Supreme Court, Dies at 79
  2. Judge Antonin Scalia: His Life and Career
  3. First Reactions on the Passing of Justice Scalia from the SCOTUS blog;
  4. Statements from Supreme Court Justices
  5. Supreme Court Justices Comment on Justice Antonin Scalia’s Death and Legacy
  6. President Obama’s Remarks on the Passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia
  7. Judges Recall Scalia as “Life of the Party,” “Hugely Consequential”
  8. Antonin Scalia’s Profound Influence on the Supreme Court
  9. Antonin Scalia’s Remarkable Legacy
  10. Highlights from Justice Antonin Scalia’s Opinions
  11. Antonin Scalia: Separating the Dancer from the Dance
  12. Scalia’s Greatest Strength, His Steadfastness, Was Also His Greatest Weakness

 

 

About Lisa Smith-Butler

Lisa is the Associate Dean for Information Services at the Charleston School of Law, Sol Blatt Jr. Law Library. She teaches Advanced Legal Research & Children & the Law.
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