Cassell, ’84-’85 clerk for Scalia, praises his interpretation of constitution

Professor Paul Cassell was quoted in The Salt Lake Tribune in a story titled, “Utah lawyers, politicians praise Scalia for upholding original meaning of Constitution.” Cassell clerked for Justice Scalia in 1984-1985.

“He was one of the most brilliant jurists that has ever served on the Supreme Court,” said Cassell, who clerked for Scalia in 1984 and 1985, when the justice was a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Cassell, a former federal judge, said Saturday that Scalia will be remembered “for revitalizing some very important doctrines, such as interpreting law in accord with its text and interpreting our constitution in accord with its original meaning.”

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