Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away on February 13. In his nearly thirty years on the Court, Justice Scalia was a tireless advocate for textualist and originalist interpretation. He was, in short, a passionate visionary who transformed the terms of constitutional debate.
Two of Justice Scalia’s former Supreme Court clerks—and legal giants in their own right—joined We the People to swap stories and reflect on the Justice’s constitutional legacy.
Lawrence Lessig is the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School.
Steven Calabresi is the Clayton J. and Henry R. Barber Professor of Law at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.
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