Bench Memos

Peter Robinson’s Interview of Justice Scalia

Each day this week on NRO, Peter Robinson’s Uncommon Knowledge has featured a new part of his video interview of Justice Scalia. I admit that I haven’t found the time yet to watch the interview, but it’s a safe bet that it’s very interesting.  Here are the teasers for each part:

Chapter 1:  Justice Antonin Scalia discusses the premise of his book, Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges.

Chapter 2:  Justice Antonin Scalia explains why he believes the Constitution “is not living, but dead.”

Chapter 3:  Justice Antonin Scalia discusses why the originalists have lost so much ground to the devotees of a living Constitution.

Chapter 4:  Justice Antonin Scalia talks about Roe v. Wade — and other mistakes of the past 50 years.

Chapter 5:  Justice Antonin Scalia fields questions about his career, his family, his opinions, his faith, his colleagues, his legacy, and the fate of the Constitution.

Ed Whelan — Ed Whelan is a leading commentator on nominations to the Supreme Court and the lower courts and on issues of constitutional law.

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