The Essential Scalia

The Essential Scalia
Publisher Crown Forum
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Category Judicial opinions
Total Pages 368
ISBN 9781984824103
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in his own words: the definitive collection of his opinions, speeches, and articles on the most essential and vexing legal questions, with an intimate foreword by Justice Elena Kagan A justice on the United States Supreme Court for three decades, Antonin Scalia transformed the way that judges, lawyers, and citizens think about the law. The Essential Scalia presents Justice Scalia on his own terms, allowing readers to understand the reasoning and insights that made him one of the most consequential jurists in American history. Known for his forceful intellect and remarkable wit, Scalia mastered the art of writing in a way that both educated and entertained. This comprehensive collection draws from the best of Scalia's opinions, essays, speeches, and testimony to paint a complete and nuanced portrait of his jurisprudence. This compendium addresses the hot-button issues of the times, from abortion and the right to bear arms to marriage, free speech, religious liberty, and so much more. It also presents the justice's wise insights on perennial debates over the structure of government created by our Constitution and the proper methods for interpreting our laws. Brilliant and passionately argued, The Essential Scalia is an indispensable resource for anyone who wants to understand our Constitution, the American legal system, and one of our nation's most influential and highly regarded jurists and thinkers.

The Essential Scalia
  • Author : Antonin Scalia
  • Publisher : Crown Forum
  • Release Date : 2020

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in his own words: the definitive collection of his opinions, speeches, and articles on the most essential and vexing legal questions, with an intimate foreword by Justice Elena Kagan A justice on the United States Supreme Court for three decades, Antonin Scalia transformed the way

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Scalia Dissents
  • Author : Antonin Scalia
  • Publisher : Regnery Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-04-01

Brilliant. Colorful. Visionary. Tenacious. Witty. Since his appointment to the Supreme Court in 1986, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia has been described as all of these things and for good reason. He is perhaps the best-known justice on the Supreme Court today and certainly the most controversial. Yet most Americans have probably

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American Original
  • Author : Joan Biskupic
  • Publisher : Sarah Crichton Books
  • Release Date : 2009-11-10

The first full-scale biography of the Supreme Court's most provocative—and influential—justice If the U.S. Supreme Court teaches us anything, it is that almost everything is open to interpretation. Almost. But what's inarguable is that, while the Court has witnessed a succession of larger-than-life jurists in its two-hundred-year-plus

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The Political Thought of Justice Antonin Scalia
  • Author : James B. Staab
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2006-05-04

The Political Thought of Antonin Scalia: A Hamiltonian on the Supreme Court traces Justice Antonin Scalia's jurisprudence back to the political and constitutional thought of Alexander Hamilton. Not only is there substantial agreement between these two men in the areas of constitutional interpretation, federalism, separation of powers, executive and judicial

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On Faith
  • Author : Antonin Scalia
  • Publisher : Crown Forum
  • Release Date : 2019

On Faith is an inspiring collection of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia's reflections on his own faith, on the challenges that religious believers face in modern America, and on the religious freedoms protected by the Constitution. Featuring a personal introduction by Justice Scalia's son Father Paul Scalia, this

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Scalia
  • Author : Bruce Allen Murphy
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-06-30

A deeply researched portrait of the controversial Supreme Court justice includes coverage of his career achievements, his appointment in 1986 and his party-dividing resolve to support agendas from an ethical, rather than political, perspective.

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A Matter of Interpretation
  • Author : Elizabeth Mac Donald
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-06

It's 13th-century Europe and a young monk, Michael Scot, has been asked by the Holy Roman Emperor to translate the works of Aristotle and recover his "lost" knowledge. The Scot sets to his task, traveling from the Emperor's Italian court to the translation schools of Toledo and from there to

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The Justice of Contradictions
  • Author : Richard L. Hasen
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-03-20

An eye-opening look at the influential Supreme Court justice who disrupted American jurisprudence in order to delegitimize opponents and establish a conservative legal order

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Reading Law
  • Author : Antonin Scalia,Bryan A. Garner
  • Publisher : West Group
  • Release Date : 2012

In this groundbreaking book, Scalia and Garner systematically explain all the most important principles of constitutional, statutory, and contractual interpretation in an engaging and informative style with hundreds of illustrations from actual cases. Is a burrito a sandwich? Is a corporation entitled to personal privacy? If you trade a gun

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A Matter of Interpretation
  • Author : Antonin Scalia
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-30

We are all familiar with the image of the immensely clever judge who discerns the best rule of common law for the case at hand. According to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a judge like this can maneuver through earlier cases to achieve the desired aim—"distinguishing one

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Engines of Liberty
  • Author : David Cole
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2016-03-29

From the national legal director of the ACLU, an essential guidebook for anyone seeking to stand up for fundamental civil liberties and rights One of Washington Post's Notable Nonfiction Books of 2016 In an age of executive overreach, what role do American citizens have in safeguarding our Constitution and defending liberty?

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The Chief
  • Author : Joan Biskupic
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2019-03-26

An incisive biography of the Supreme Court's enigmatic Chief Justice, taking us inside the momentous legal decisions of his tenure so far. John Roberts was named to the Supreme Court in 2005 claiming he would act as a neutral umpire in deciding cases. His critics argue he has been anything but,

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Judging Statutes
  • Author : Robert A. Katzmann
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-08-14

In an ideal world, the laws of Congress--known as federal statutes--would always be clearly worded and easily understood by the judges tasked with interpreting them. But many laws feature ambiguous or even contradictory wording. How, then, should judges divine their meaning? Should they stick only to the text? To what

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51 Imperfect Solutions
  • Author : Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-05-07

When we think of constitutional law, we invariably think of the United States Supreme Court and the federal court system. Yet much of our constitutional law is not made at the federal level. In 51 Imperfect Solutions, U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton argues that American Constitutional Law

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This Land
  • Author : Owen Jones
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2020-09-24

From the No.1 bestselling author of The Establishment, an urgent analysis of where the Left - and Britain - goes next 'An absorbing, nuanced account of the making of electoral disaster' Gaby Hinsliff, Guardian Books of the Year 'A whodunnit political page-turner' Melissa Benn, New Statesman Books of the Year

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