TITLE

A Dialogue on Statutory and Constitutional Interpretation

AUTHOR(S)
Scalia, Antonin; Manning, John F.
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
George Washington Law Review Arguendo;Nov2012, Vol. 80 Issue 6, p1610
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on several issues being raised concerning statutory and constitutional interpretation in the U.S. It mentions the use of legislative history as well as the legislators' purpose in passing a bill. It also mentions the difference between the absurdity doctrine and the doctrines that allow interpreters to use unenacted purpose or intent in trumping the text.
ACCESSION #
90455009

 

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