10 Pages Posted: 10 Oct 2007
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.
Keywords: statutes, interpretation
JEL Classification: K00, K1, K10
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
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: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1020319