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Dynamic statutory interpretation

Author: William N Eskridge
Publisher: Cambridge, MA. ; London : Harvard University Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contrary to traditional theories of statutory interpretation, which ground statutes in the original legislative text or intent, legal scholar William Eskridge argues that statutory interpretation  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William N Eskridge
ISBN: 0674218787 9780674218789
OCLC Number: 318177368
Description: ix, 438 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: Why Statutory Interpretation Is Worth a Book I: The Practice of Dynamic Statutory Interpretation 1. The Insufficiency of Statutory Archaeology 2. The Dynamics of Statutory Interpretation 3. A Case Study: Labor Injunction Decisions, 1877-1938 II: Jurisprudential Theories for Reading Statutes Dynamically 4. Liberal Theories 5. Legal Process Theories 6. Normativist Theories III: Doctrinal Implications of Dynamic Statutory Jurisprudence 7. Legislative History Values 8. Vertical versus Horizontal Coherence 9. Canons of Statutory Construction as Interpretive Regimes Appendix 1 The Primary Legislative Inaction Precedents, 1962-1992 Appendix 2 Supreme Court Decisions Overruling Statutory Precedents, 1962-1992 Appendix 3 The Rehnquist Court's Canons of Statutory Construction Notes Index
Responsibility: William N. Eskridge, Jr.

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Eskridge's book is a most distinguished contribution to the literature on the interpretation of statutes; it confirms his leading position in this important area of legal theory. Not since Hart and Read more...

 
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