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The Standard for Measuring the Validity of a Federal Rule of Civil Procedure: The Shady Grove Debate between Justices Scalia and Stevens


Allan Ides


Loyola Law School Los Angeles

August 27, 2010

Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2010-36

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In Shady Grove Orthopedic Associates, P.A. v. Allstate Insurance Company, Justices Scalia and Stevens offered alternative interpretations of §2072(b) of the Rules Enabling Act (“REA”). The focus of this essay is on that disagreement. The author argues that both the text of the REA and judicial precedent support the Stevens interpretation.

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Date posted: August 30, 2010  

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Ides, Allan, The Standard for Measuring the Validity of a Federal Rule of Civil Procedure: The Shady Grove Debate between Justices Scalia and Stevens (August 27, 2010). Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2010-36. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1667228 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1667228

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