Paul L. Caron

Thursday, March 31, 2016

George Mason Renames Law School The Antonin Scalia School Of Law For $30 Million



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I wonder if they will serve roast duck at the student cafeteria? I heard him speak at my annual law school dinner. He described himself as neither liberal or conservative. His philosophy was originalism. Look at Texas v. Johnson. One final thought. What is a liberal or conservative? What do they look like and aren't they just labels? Good choice for an honor.

Posted by: Captain Hruska Carswell, Continuance King | Mar 31, 2016 7:00:43 PM

I spoke too soon -- apparently (surprisingly) a Koch foundation is funding this name change.

Posted by: anon. 25 | Mar 31, 2016 1:06:26 PM

Only in bitter liberal land.

Posted by: TheTurk | Mar 31, 2016 12:59:14 PM

This has to be a joke. Totenberg hates both George Mason Law School and Antonin Scalia.

Posted by: TeeJaw | Mar 31, 2016 12:35:02 PM

I'm an alum of the University, but I'm very proud of its law school brethren.

Posted by: Brad Brooks | Mar 31, 2016 12:33:17 PM

Hmmm. I could see it happening as GMU Law is certainly one of the more conservative law schools out there, but wasn't aware of any real ties between the late justice and that school. If an early April Fool's joke, it is in quite poor taste. The man had a family that is still bereaved. Anyhow, doesn't like half of the Volokh Conspiracy set work at GMU Law? Why not reach out to them?

Posted by: Unemployed Northeastern | Mar 31, 2016 12:20:03 PM

If it's an April Fools joke it's a poor one because April 1st is tomorrow.
Hopefully, this is a well meaning tribute to the late Justice Scalia.

Posted by: Ralph Gizzip | Mar 31, 2016 12:13:12 PM

Is it April 1 yet?

Posted by: DaB | Mar 31, 2016 12:00:48 PM