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A Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law

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  • A Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law (Princeton University Press) – Trade paperback (1998)
    by Antonin Scalia, Amy Gutmann (Editor)

    A Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law

    Trade paperback, Princeton University Press
    1998
    English
    Revised ed.
    176 pages

    ISBN: 0691004005
    ISBN-13: 9780691004006

    We are all familiar with the image of the immensely clever judge who discerns the best rule of common law for the case at hand. According to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a judge like this can maneuver through earlier cases to achieve the desired aim - 'distinguishing one prior case on his left, straight-arming another one on his right, high-stepping away from another precedent about to tackle him from the rear, until (bravo!) he reaches the goal-good law'. But is this common-law mindset, which is appropriate ... Show more

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