When Neighboring States Disagree: Teaching Statutory Interpretation Through Client Letter Writing
Drexel University - Earle Mack School of Law
June, 10 2009
The Second Draft: The Bulletin of the Legal Writing Institute, September 2008
Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Research Paper Series No. 2009-A-22
This article discusses the use of statutes from two neighboring jurisdictions in teaching statutory interpretation. It explains how to teach students that the same statutory term may be interpreted differently, depending on the jurisdiction. It also explains how to use the exercise to teach tools of statutory construction.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 3
Keywords: legal writing, statutory interpretation, statutory constructionAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: June 11, 2009
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