Former Associate Justice (deceased)

Antonin Scalia


Justice Antonin Scalia passed away on Feb. 13, 2016.

Scalia was born in Trenton, NJ, on March 11, 1936, and grew up in Queens, NY. He received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and his law degree from Harvard. After some years in private practice, he taught at the University of Virginia and then worked in the Nixon and Ford administrations before a teaching stint at the University of Chicago. President Reagan appointed Scalia to D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in 1982 and four years later nominated him to the Supreme Court, where he took his seat on September 26, 1986.

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