Ryan Doerfler

University of Pennsylvania Law School

Assistant Professor of Law

3501 Sansom Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

9

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Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

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 University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 926 (23,590)

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plain, meaning, ambiguity, statute, statutory, interpretation, legislative history, free proof, Yates, fish

2.

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 University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 618 (41,197)

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Judges, Disagreement, Peer, Epistemic, Epistemic Peer, Peer Disagreement, Methodology, Interpretation, Friends

3.

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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 364 (79,398)

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

4.

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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 237 (126,161)

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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

5.

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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 137 (205,773)

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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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 111 (241,292)

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recess appointments, textualism, linguistics, constitutional law

7.

Going 'Clear'

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-10
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2019
Ryan Doerfler
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 108 (246,065)

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Statutory Interpretation, Plain Meaning, Chevron, Legislative History, Constitutional Avoidance, Lenity

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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: 15 Dec 2018
Ryan Doerfler
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 103 (254,308)

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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
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 61 (346,033)

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Administrative Law, Chevron, Prediction