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A Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law

A Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law
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In exploring the neglected art of statutory interpretation, Antonin Scalia urges that judges resist the temptation to use legislative intention and legislative history. In his view, it is incompatible with democratic government to allow the meaning of a statute to be determined by what the judges think the lawgivers meant rather than by what the legislature actually promul

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