The Rule of Lenity as a Rule of Structure

57 Pages Posted: 26 Nov 2013

Date Written: March 1, 2004

Abstract

This Article argues for the reinvigoration of the rule of lenity, the historic canon of construction that penal laws should be construed in the defendant's favor.

Suggested Citation

Price, Zachary, The Rule of Lenity as a Rule of Structure (March 1, 2004). Fordham Law Review, Vol. 72, 2004, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2359691

Zachary Price (Contact Author)

UC Hastings Law ( email )

200 McAllister Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

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