Textualism and its Discontents: A Discussion on Statutory Interpretation with Profs. Amy Coney Barrett and Margaret H. Lemos

March 02, 2016 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3037

Come listen to two leading scholars of statutory interpretation debate the merits of textualism and the role of nontextual aids such as legislative history. Amy Coney Barrett is a former clerk of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, and she teaches constitutional law at Notre Dame. Margaret Lemos is former clerk of retired Justice John Paul Stevens, and she is a scholar of constitutional law, legal institutions, and procedure at Duke Law School. Curry Point will be served. Sponsored by the Federalist Society. Please contact Chase Harrington for more information at chase.harrington@lawnet.duke.edu.