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Legislation and statutory interpretation

by William N. Eskridge

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Published by Foundation Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Law -- United States -- Interpretation and construction,
    • Legislation -- United States,
    • Statutes -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby William N. Eskridge, Jr., Philip P. Frickey, Elizabeth Garrett.
      SeriesConcepts and insights series
      ContributionsFrickey, Philip P., 1953-, Garrett, Elizabeth, 1963-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF425 .E834 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 391 p. ;
      Number of Pages391
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6886267M
      ISBN 101566627982
      LC Control Number00502020
      OCLC/WorldCa43037708

      Scholarship working to discern the signals sent by legislators in order to interpret unclear language consistently with the message that was sent by the enactors requires a sophisticated understanding of the legislative process—both generally and specifically as it pertains to that legislation. The study of statutory interpretation moved to Cited by: Statutory interpretation is the central element of a course on Legislation and each chapter incorporates the basics of interpretation to clarify how each topic fits in with the course as a whole. The authors first introduce students to legislation as the primary vehicle for making the law, before discussing the interaction of legislation and.

      1 Statutory Interpretation [1]. Unauthorised Decision-Making: Relevant Principles of Statutory Construction [2]; Some Statutory Interpretation Principles. 1. The Language of the Statute: [3] 2. The nature of the subject matter being regulated & interests apt to be affected: [4] 3. The nature of the power being exercised: [5]: 4. The nature of the decision-maker. On J our friends at Eagan published a brilliant and in some ways strange book that should be in every law library, since it is (as my headline says) the most important book on statutes this millennium: Reading Law, The Interpretation of Legal strangeness is due to the identity of its authors – the fiercely intelligent and challenging Justice Antonin Scalia the senior justice.

      Legislation and statutory interpretation. together with examples questions and excerpts of relevant legislation. This book is specifically designed for students studying the statutory process. From only £5 Daniel Greenberg has written a book ‘Statutes for Students: The Essentials of Statutory Interpretation. How to Read and Apply Legislation in 40 Easy Pages’. You can either pay now or pay later. Note: Larger quantities available on request Prices include Postage. Postage costs .


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