Event: The Legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia by Ed Whelan
Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Location: Belo Mansion, 2101 Ross Ave., Dallas, Texas 75201 (map)
Mr. Whelan is the President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center (EPPC) in Washington, D.C. He is a leading commentator on nominations to the Supreme Court and the lower courts and on issues of constitutional law. His essays, commentaries, and op-eds have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, National Review Online, opinion journals, academic symposia, and law reviews. In 2011, the National Law Journal named him among its “Champions and Visionaries” in the practice of law in D.C.
Prior to joining EPPC in 2004, Mr. Whelan was a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and Judge J. Clifford Wallace of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; a Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel in the Department of Justice; General Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary; Senior Vice President and Counselor to the General Counsel for Verizon Corporation; and a lawyer in private practice. He is a 1981 honors graduate of Harvard College and earned his J.D. magna cum laude in 1985 from Harvard Law School where he was a member of the Board of Editors of the Harvard Law Review.