Adam J. White on Antonin Scalia
The late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia spent a lifetime teaching American lawyers through judicial opinions, articles, and lectures. Alongside arguments about originalism and textualism, he took up the fundamental importance of virtue in a republic, and the dangers of stripping the moral foundation away from the education of citizens — especially lawyers. In this episode of the National Affairs Podcast, Adam J. White joins hosts Devorah Goldman and Daniel Wiser, Jr., to explain the enduring nature of Scalia’s moral vision, and its potential to rejuvenate legal education.
Adam J. White is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, where he focuses on American constitutionalism, the Supreme Court, and the administrative state. This podcast is inspired by Adam’s essay from the Fall 2017 issue of National Affairs, “Antonin Scalia, Legal Educator.”