Scalia speaks : reflections on law, faith, and life well lived
—Scalia, Antonin, author.
Book
2017
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"This definitive collection of beloved Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's finest speeches covers topics as varied as the law, faith, virtue, pastimes, and his heroes and friends. Featuring a foreword by longtime friend Ruth Bader Ginsburg and an intimate introduction by his youngest son, this volume includes dozens of speeches, some deeply personal, that have never before been published"-- Provided by publisher.

Item Details
Subjects:
Judges -- United States.
Judicial opinions -- United States.
Scalia, Antonin -- Political and social views.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American.
United States. Supreme Court -- Officials and employees.
Other Authors:
Ginsburg, Ruth Bader, writer of foreword.
Scalia, Christopher J., author.
Whelan, Edward, 1960- author.
ISBN:
9780525573326
0525573321
Edition:
First Edition.
Description:
xi, 420 pages ; 25 cm
Notes:
Includes indexes.
Contents:
ON THE AMERICAN PEOPLE AND ETHNICITY. What makes an American ; Italian view of the Irish ; Only in America ; American values and European values
ON LIVING AND LEARNING. The arts ; Games and sports ; Writing well ; Turkey hunting ; Civic education ; College education ; Legal education ; The legal profession ; Platitudes and wisdom
ON FAITH. The Christian as cretin ; Being different ; Catholic higher education ; Church and state ; Religious retreats ; Faith and judging
ON LAW. The idea of the Constitution ; The vocation of a judge ; Original meaning ; Interpreting the Constitution ; The freedom of speech ; Congressional power ; The crisis in judicial appointments ; Legislative history ; Natural law ; Foreign law ; Judges as mullahs ; Dissents ; Legal canards
ON VIRTUE AND THE PUBLIC GOOD. Courage ; Tradition ; Character ; Right and left ; The Holocaust
ON HEROES AND FRIENDS. George Washington ; Abraham Lincoln ; William Howard Taft ; Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
LCCN:
2017034660
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