One of My Favourite Judges: Constitutional Interpretation, Democracy and Antonin Scalia

Br. J. Am. Leg. Studies 6(1) (2017), DOI: 10.1515/bjals-2017-0003

16 Pages Posted: 10 Apr 2017  

James Allan

The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law

Date Written: April 9, 2017

Abstract

This paper sets out why Antonin Scalia was a great judge. It looks at his approach to judging, to constitutional interpretation and to the interplay between strong judicial review and democratic decision-making.

Keywords: Scalia, constitutional interpretation, approach to judging, originalism, democracy

Suggested Citation

Allan, James, One of My Favourite Judges: Constitutional Interpretation, Democracy and Antonin Scalia (April 9, 2017). Br. J. Am. Leg. Studies 6(1) (2017), DOI: 10.1515/bjals-2017-0003 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2949628

James Allan (Contact Author)

The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law ( email )

The University of Queensland
St Lucia
4072 Brisbane, Queensland 4072
Australia

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