If you know a student who has recently started or returned to law school, you might want to give that aspiring lawyer a short volume of supplemental (and likely alternative) reading about our Constitution and legal tradition. Two distinguished former law clerks to Justice Antonin Scalia, federal circuit judge Jeff Sutton and Ed Whelan, president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, have teamed up to edit and publish a collection of the late great justice’s classic legal opinions, lectures, and essays, The Essential Scalia: On the Constitution, the Courts, and the Rule of Law. It includes a foreword by …
This article appears as “Scalia’s Law and Ours” in the October 5, 2020, print edition of National Review.
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