Friday, July 27, 2012

Interview with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

NPR's Morning Edition of July 25 has an interview with U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia by journalist Nina Totenberg. The interview coincides with the publication of a book Scalia co-authored with Brian Garner, Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Text. In the interview Scalia speaks about how justices sometimes change their minds when writing an opinion. Other topics include stare decisis, the 14th amendment, Brown v. Board of Education, the commerce clause, campaign financing, capital punishment.
7 min 47 sec, transcript available