Goldsworthy on Interpretation of Statutes and Constitutions: Public Meaning, Intended Meaning and the Bogey of Aggregation
Law Under a Democratic Constitution: Essays in Honour of Jeffrey Goldsworthy, 2019
9 Pages Posted: 6 Sep 2019
Date Written: 2019
This chapter is for a festschrift in honor of Jeffrey Goldsworthy. Much of Goldworthy’s scholarship has been devoted to legal interpretation. I show the similarity and the difference between our views of legal interpretation.
Keywords: Objective Intentionalism, Subjective Intentionalism, Conventional Meanings, Originalism, Aggregation
JEL Classification: K10
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