Ryan Doerfler

Harvard Law School

Professor of Law

Cambridge, MA

United States

http://https://hls.harvard.edu/faculty/directory/11854/Doerfler

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Democratizing the Supreme Court

California Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 03 Nov 2020
Ryan Doerfler and Samuel Moyn
Harvard Law School and Yale University
Downloads 4,276 (4,440)
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judicial review, jurisdiction stripping, court packing, supermajority rule, democracy

2.

The (Not So) Plain Meaning Rule

84 University of Chicago Law Review 539 (2017), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-21, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 590
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2017
William Baude and Ryan Doerfler
University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,109 (36,616)
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plain, meaning, ambiguity, statute, statutory, interpretation, legislative history, free proof, Yates, fish

3.

The Ghost of John Hart Ely

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 75, 2022, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2022
Ryan Doerfler and Samuel Moyn
Harvard Law School and Yale University
Downloads 873 (51,282)

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judicial review, john hart ely, democracy

4.

Late-Stage Textualism

The Supreme Court Review (2022 Forthcoming), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 792
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2022
Ryan Doerfler
Harvard Law School
Downloads 793 (58,379)

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statutory interpretation, Llewellyn, textualism

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Arguing with Friends

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 117, p. 319, 2018, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-27
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2018
William Baude and Ryan Doerfler
University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 785 (59,237)
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Judges, Disagreement, Peer, Epistemic, Epistemic Peer, Peer Disagreement, Methodology, Interpretation, Friends

6.

The Scrivener's Error

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 110, Pg. 811, 2016, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 542, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-22
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2016
Ryan Doerfler
Harvard Law School
Downloads 417 (130,118)

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drafting mistake, legislation, scrivener's error, statutory interpretation

7.

Can a Statute Have More Than One Meaning?

New York University Law Review, Vol. 94, 2019
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2019
Ryan Doerfler
Harvard Law School
Downloads 374 (147,238)

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How Clear Is "Clear" Enough?

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 720, Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2022
Ryan Doerfler
Harvard Law School
Downloads 370 (149,001)
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Statutory Interpretation, Plain Meaning, Chevron, Legislative History, Constitutional Avoidance, Lenity

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After Courts: Democratizing Statutory Law

Michigan Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 18 Apr 2024
Ryan Doerfler and Samuel Moyn
Harvard Law School and Yale University
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High-Stakes Interpretation

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 116, No. 4, Forthcoming, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-11
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2018
Ryan Doerfler
Harvard Law School
Downloads 315 (177,264)

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Statutory construction, ambiguity, vagueness, judicature, textualism, purposivism, legislation, historical gloss, Old & New Holy Trinity, Bond v. United States, Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District No. 1 v. Holder, Chevron deference, judicial review

11.

Who Cares How Congress Really Works?

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 66, No. 5, 2017, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-23
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Ryan Doerfler
Harvard Law School
Downloads 194 (285,076)

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statutory interpretation, legislative intent

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Go Big or Go Home: The Constitutionality of Recess Appointments Following Pro Forma Sessions of the Senate

Administrative Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 4, 2013
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 May 2013 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2014
Ryan Doerfler
Harvard Law School
Downloads 143 (370,130)

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recess appointments, textualism, linguistics, constitutional law

13.

Mead as (Mostly) Moot: Predictive Interpretation in Administrative Law

36 Cardozo L. Rev. 499 (2014)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2015
Ryan Doerfler
Harvard Law School
Downloads 91 (514,030)

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Administrative Law, Chevron, Prediction