Scalia: " It's (the Constitution) not a living document. It's dead, dead, dead".Submitted by JohnPhillipSousa on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 16:43
[TOO BAD "THE HILL" LEFT OUT ANY CONTEXT]
By Jonathan Easley - 01/29/13 09:11 AM ET
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia emphatically rebutted the notion that the Constitution is a living document in a lecture at Southern Methodist University on Monday.
“It’s not a living document,” Scalia said, according to a report in the Dallas Morning News. “It’s dead, dead, dead.”
Scalia also told the crowd that sometimes the decisions he arrives at are not in concert with his political convictions.
“The judge who always likes the results he reaches is a bad judge,” he said.
Scalia shared the stage with SMU law Professor Brian Garner. The two recently published their second book together, Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Text.
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