Justices Ginsburg and Scalia Talk First Amendment

United States Supreme Court Associate Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia sat down this week to talk about the First Amendment.  Fortunately, C-Span taped the talk and has it available to watch for free.

45 Words: A Conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the First Amendment.

The program is particularly interesting because Justices Ginsburg and Scalia have such a different view on the Constitution.  Justice Scalia is a known textualist, and looks to what the law was when the United States formed.  On the other hand, Justice Ginsburg views the Constitution as a living document that can change with the times.  It is amazing how the First Amendment is only forty-five words, but there is so much theory and meaning in those words.

It is a fascinating talk.  Check it out!


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