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Statutory and common law interpretation / Kent Greenawalt.

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Author/Creator:
Greenawalt, Kent, 1936-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
New York : Oxford University Press, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • x, 391 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Judges as faithful agents or independent, cooperative actors?
  • The basic core of statutory interpretation : text and intent
  • The place of legislative history, and purpose v. specific meanings
  • What else counts, and should count, for statutory interpretation? executive participation, subsequent legislative history, independent principles of decision, prior judicial interpretation, the passage of time, and legislative direction
  • Administrative interpretation and the complications it reveals
  • Some central questions about common law decisions
  • Precedent : importance and context
  • Reasoning by analogy
  • Other bases for decision : principles and consequential considerations
  • comparisons and conclusions.
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ISBN:
9780199756148
0199756147

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