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Statutory default rules : how to interpret unclear legislation

Author: Einer Elhauge
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2008.
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Focuses on what judges should do once legal materials fail to resolve interpretive questions. This book challenges the common assumption that in such cases judges should exercise interstitial  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Elhauge, Einer.
Statutory default rules.
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)608509978
Online version:
Elhauge, Einer.
Statutory default rules.
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)610015703
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Einer Elhauge
ISBN: 9780674024601 0674024605
OCLC Number: 122425233
Description: vi, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Why courts should maximize enactable preferences when statutes are unclear --
The general theory for current preferences default rules --
Inferring current preferences from recent legislative action --
Inferring current preferences from agency action --
From legislative intent to probabilistic estimates of enactable preferences --
Moderation, unforeseen circumstances, and a theory of meaning --
Eliciting legislative preferences --
Canons favoring the politically powerless --
Linguistic canons of statutory construction --
Interpretations that may create international conflict --
Explaining seeming inconsistencies in statutory stare decisis --
Tracking the preferences of political subunits --
Tracking high court preferences --
The fit with prior political science models and empirical data --
Interest groups and collective choice theory --
Protecting reliance or avoiding change or effect --
Rebutting operational and jurisprudential objections.
Responsibility: Einer Elhauge.
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