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A View From the Bench
THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 1989 4:00 p.m.

0n Thursday, March 9, at 4:00 p.m., Justice Antonin Scalia of the United States Supreme Court speaks at Bauer Lecture Hall. Justice Scalia is a graduate of Georgetown and Harvard Law School. After practicing as an attorney, Scalia became a professor at the University of Virginia Law School. During the 1970s presidents Nixon and Ford appointed him to a number of administrative posts, including that of assistant attorney general in charge of the Justice Department's Office of Legal Council. He subsequently became a professor at the Georgetown Law Center and at the University of Chicago Law School. He also served as scholar-in-residence at the American Enterprise Institute. In 1982 President Reagan appointed Scalia to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, where Scalia earned his reputation for meticulous jurisprudence. On June 17, 1986, he was nominated by President Reagan to serve as an associate justice of the Supreme Court.

The limited seating in Bauer Lecture Hall will fill quickly, so arrive early to ensure hearing this distinguished speaker.