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How to Understand Legislatures: A Comment on Boudreau, Lupia, Mccubbins, and Rodriguez


Larry Alexander


University of San Diego School of Law


San Diego Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 4, 2007
San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-122

Abstract:     
In this essay I comment on an article setting forth the outline of a methodology for intentionalist statutory interpretation. Although I agree that intentionalism is the proper way to interpret statutes, I raise a conceptual problem that the authors purport to handle but in fact elide.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 10

Keywords: statutes, interpretation

JEL Classification: K00, K1, K10

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Date posted: October 10, 2007  

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Alexander, Larry, How to Understand Legislatures: A Comment on Boudreau, Lupia, Mccubbins, and Rodriguez. San Diego Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 4, 2007; San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-122. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1020319

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