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Turning Point: Legislation: Statutory Interpretation: 20 Questions

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Edition: 1st ed., 1999
Author(s): Greenawalt


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This insightful Turning Point: Legislation: Statutory Interpretation: 20 Questions gives an overview of the field of statutory interpretation for the law student. It examines the subject through questions that help show how Legislation is crafted. Part of the University Casebook Series, it features expertly edited cases, text and questions for classroom discussion.

Table of Contents includes:
General Theoretical Suppositions;
Statutes as Mandatory;
Determination at the Time of Enactment?-A Preliminary Discussion;
Textual Meaning- How Conclusive?;
Textual Meaning When the Implications of the Directly;
Applicable Text Are Not Clear;
Whose Understanding of Meaning?;
The Relevance of the Mental-State Intentions of the Adopters;
Which Mental State Should Count?;
Whose Intentions Should Count, and in What Combinations?;
Determining Mental States;
The Appropriate Place of Legislative History;
Canons of Interpretation;
Proposed Broad Principles of Interpretation;
The Significance of Post-Enactment Events: Clarifications;
Administrative Interpretations;
Changes in the Corpus of Law and External Conditions;
Moral and Political Judgments of Judges;
How Should Courts Understand What They Do When They Take Account of Post-Enactment Events?;
The Multiple Strands of Interpretation and How They May Vary.


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Format Paperback
Author Greenawalt
ISBN 9781566627849
Edition 1st ed., 1999
Publisher West