Judging Statutes

Author: Robert A. Katzmann
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199362130
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Should, for example, the judge understand "convicted in any court" to include any court in the world, or simply any court in the United States? How is the judge to determine the answer? Should she stick only to the text?

Judging Statutes

Author: Robert A. Katzmann
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199362149
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But many laws feature ambiguous or even contradictory wording. How, then, should judges divine their meaning? Should they stick only to the text? To what degree, if any, should they consult aids beyond the statutes themselves?

Judging Under Uncertainty

Author: Adrian Vermeule
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674022102
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In this book, Adrian Vermeule shows that any approach to legal interpretation rests on institutional and empirical premises about the capacities of judges and the systemic effects of their rulings.

Statutes In Court

Author: William D. Popkin
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822323280
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"Popkin breaks new ground in his historical discussion of English practices, reflecting on this history with the benefit of the more modern insights on legislation and legislatures."--Nicholas S. Zeppos, Vanderbilt University School of Law

Statutory Interpretation

Author: William D. Popkin
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781531007607
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The book concludes with an exploration of the rules governing the lawmaking process, especially those found in state constitutions.

The Judge In A Democracy

Author: Aharon Barak
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400827043
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These are the questions that one of the world's foremost judges and legal theorists, Aharon Barak, poses in this book. In fluent prose, Barak sets forth a powerful vision of the role of the judge.

Reflections On Judging

Author: Richard A. Posner
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674184653
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For Richard Posner, legal formalism and formalist judges--notably Antonin Scalia--present the main obstacles to coping with the dizzying pace of technological advance.

Legislation And Statutory Interpretation

Author: William N. Eskridge
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ISBN: 9781599410784
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You'll find in-depth discussion of such topics as theories of legislation and representation, electoral and legislative structures, extrinsic sources for statutory interpretation, and substantive canons of statutory interpretation.

Dynamic Statutory Interpretation

Author: William N. Eskridge
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674218789
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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 changes in response to new political ...

Unequal

Author: Sandra F. Sperino
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190278382
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This work describes what happens when workers file employment discrimination cases in federal court.