Scalia to speak at Notre Dame

Author: Dennis Brown

Media Advisory p. Antonin Scalia, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, will speak Tuesday (Feb. 11) at 3 p.m. in the DeBartolo Hall auditorium at the University of Notre Dame. The talk, titled “On Interpreting the Constitution,” is free and open to members of the campus community.p. Scalia was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Reagan and took the oath of office Sept. 26, 1986. He had served the five previous years on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.p. A graduate of Harvard University Law School, Scalia earned his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and the University of Fribourg in Switzerland.p. Scalia’s distinguished legal career has included private practice in Cleveland, faculty appointments at the Universities of Virginia and Chicago and Georgetown and Stanford Universities, and government service as an assistant attorney general in the Justice Department.p. p. Note to the media: Supreme Court policy prohibits cameras and tape recorders at justices’ speeches. Still photography is allowed and reporters are welcome to attend and take notes.

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