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Justice Antonin Scalia and the 'dead' Constitution

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Justice Scalia's most important legacy will be his "originalism" and "textualism" theory that judges should decide cases according to the "public meaning" of the words in the Constitution or its Amendments as understood by the American people in the state constitutional ratifying conventions.
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Justice Scalia's most important legacy will be his "originalism" and "textualism" theory that judges should decide cases according to the "public meaning" of the words in the Constitution or its Amendments as understood by the American people in the state constitutional ratifying conventions.

New York

WHETHER or not you agreed with the man, there is no question that Justice Antonin Scalia changed the United States Supreme Court, the way that the Constitution and laws are interpreted, and the image of a Supreme Court justice far more than president Ronald Reagan could ever have