TITLE

A MORE MODEST PROPOSAL THAN A COMMON LAW FOR THE AGE OF STATUTES: GREATER RELIANCE IN STATUTORY INTERPRETATION ON THE CONCEPT OF INTERPRETATIVE INTENTION

AUTHOR(S)
Imwinkelried, Edward J.
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2005, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p949
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Demonstrates that greater reliance in statutory interpretation on the concept of interpretative intention is better than using a common law for imposing penalties on transgressors in the U.S. Views of judge Guido Calabresi on the dominance of common-law doctrine in the constitution; Advantage of having fewer statutes for the legislature; Importance of adopting an originalist approach to statutory interpretation.
ACCESSION #
17775306

 

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