The Tragedy of Justice Scalia

Mitchell N. Berman*

Review of A Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law by Antonin Scalia.

*Leon Meltzer Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, and Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania. For very helpful conversations or comments on a previous draft, I am grateful to Larry Alexander, Ryan Doerfler, Jonah Gelbach, Dave Hoffman, and Richard Primus. I am also indebted to Mariah Ford and David Peters for excellent and timely research assistance. I dedicate this article to the Honorable J. Dickson Phillips, Jr., a great judge, and a humane and decent man.

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