Keywords: Antonin Scalia, the Supreme Court of the United States, Living Constitution, Due Process Clause, interpretation of the Federal Constitution
Abstract: In his article, the Author deals with the personality of the Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, Antonin Scalia (1936-2016), who recently died. Firstly, he stresses the importance of his activity at the Court and depicts his professional career. Furthermore, he dedicates his attention to Scalia´s views on the interpretation of the Federal Constitution preferring “the originalistic approach” and refusing the theory of the “Living Constitution” (the constitution which should be adjusted to the needs of the time). Finally, in a short overview, the author describes some of Scalia’s important views related mainly to the question of the interpretation of civil rights.