Antonin Scalia on Budget & Economy
Supreme Court Justice (nominated by Pres. Reagan 1986)
Why should we think the Supreme Court competent to judge the economic consequences of legislation Second, though economists may see the merit of protecting private property and contract from government regulations and legislation, most academics and intellectuals no longer share these views.
If interested in economic liberties, then first recall the society to that belief in their importance which the founders of the republic shared.
Scalia v. Epstein: Two Views on Judicial Activism by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and Professor Richard Epstein. These articles are edited versions of the authors' remarks delivered at the Cato Institute's conference "Economic Liberties and the Judiciary" on October 26, 1984. Justice Scalia and Professor Epstein spar over the wisdom of granting explicit constitutional protection to economic liberties.
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