A Dialogue with Federal Judges on the Role of History in Interpretation

34 Pages Posted: 25 Feb 2014 Last revised: 16 Sep 2014

Amanda L. Tyler

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Frank H. Easterbrook

United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Brett M. Kavanaugh

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Charles Lettow

U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Reena Raggi

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Jeffrey Sutton

Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Diane P. Wood

University of Chicago Law School; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Date Written: 2012

Abstract

This paper publishes a dialogue held with federal judges on the role of history in legal interpretation. Featured participants included: The Honorable Frank H. Easterbrook, The Honorable Brett M. Kavanaugh, The Honorable Charles F. Lettow, The Honorable Reena Raggi, The Honorable Jeffrey S. Sutton, and The Honorable Diane P. Wood, along with moderator Professor Amanda L. Tyler.

Suggested Citation

Tyler, Amanda L. and Easterbrook, Frank H. and Kavanaugh, Brett M. and Lettow, Charles and Raggi, Reena and Sutton, Jeffrey and Wood, Diane P., A Dialogue with Federal Judges on the Role of History in Interpretation (2012). 80 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1889, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2400700

Amanda L. Tyler (Contact Author)

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law ( email )

215 Boalt Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-7200
United States

Frank H. Easterbrook

United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ( email )

219 S. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60604
United States

Brett M. Kavanaugh

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ( email )

DC
United States

Charles Lettow

U.S. Court of Federal Claims ( email )

717 Madison Place, NW
Washington, DC 20005
United States

Reena Raggi

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ( email )

230 Park Ave.
New York, NY 10169
United States

Jeffrey Sutton

Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law ( email )

55 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
United States

HOME PAGE: http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/faculty/professor/the-honorable-jeffrey-s-sutton/

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ( email )

Columbus, OH
United States

Diane P. Wood

University of Chicago Law School

1111 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Everett McKinley Dirksen, US Courthouse
219 S. Dearborn Street, RM 2722
Chicago, IL 60604
United States

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