Harvard Law School Announces Professorship in Honor of Late Antonin Scalia


Harvard Law School announced on Friday the establishment of new professorship named after late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

Scalia received an LL.B from Harvard Law School in 1960 before embarking on a career in private practice. After a stint as Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, President Ronald Reagan appointed him to the Supreme Court of the United States. On Friday, his alma mater announced a new professorship to be named after the late Supreme Court Justice.

“Justice Scalia had a singular impact on statutory analysis and legal thought. He also had a great love of learning, so it is especially meaningful that he will be honored with a professorship that will provide enduring support for teaching and scholarship at the Law School and beyond,” Harvard Law School administrators said in a statement.

This announcement follows the appointment of John Manning to the Dean position at the law school. Manning clerked for Justice Scalia following his matriculation from Harvard Law School as a student in 1985.

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