Justice Antonin Scalia at The Cambridge Union Society
Date recorded: 09/03/2012
Antonin Scalia, US Supreme Court judge, was born in New Jersey in 1936. He received his LL.B. from Harvard Law School, and was a Sheldon Fellow of Harvard University. Professor of Law at the University of Virginia and the University of Chicago, and Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University and Stanford University, Justice Scalia became Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel in the mid-Seventies. 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 in September 1986.