Statutory Interpretation: A Pragmatic Approach

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Statutory Interpretation: A Pragmatic Approach

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This coursebook emphasizes a particular perspective on statutory interpretation—pragmatic judging, which means that the judge is influenced by substantive background considerations. This perspective is also sensitive to the historical framework that shapes modern statutory interpretation, to the institutional setting in which interpretation occurs, and to the reality that statutes can be a source of law (even when there is no common law power). The book concludes with an exploration of the rules governing the lawmaking process, especially those found in state constitutions.

ISBN

9781531007607 (hb), 9781531007614 (ebook)

Publication Date

2017

Publisher

Carolina Academic Press

City

Durham, NC

Keywords

Law-United States-Interpretation and construction, Judicial discretion-United States, Law-Interpretation and construction, Judicial discretion

Disciplines

Courts | Law

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Complete bibliographic details available HERE

Copies available in the Jerome Hall Law Library, KF 425 .P675 2017

Statutory Interpretation: A Pragmatic Approach

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