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6 Feb 2024, 6:01 am by Reference Staff
'Legislation and Statutory Interpretation (2022) by William N. [read post]
21 Nov 2023, 6:30 am by ernst
Meyer William Howard Taft as Solicitor GeneralWalter StahrThe Bronze Doors, or A Tribute to the Legitimacy and Endurance of the Written Rule of LawCharles Eskridge and Jack DiSorboThe Judicial BookshelfD. [read post]
21 Jul 2023, 6:43 am by Jonathan H. Adler
There are many variants of this view, but to name just a few: Ronald Dworkin argued that judges should act as philosophers, promoting justice understood in an abstract way; William Eskridge has argued that statutes must be interpreted dynamically, in light of contemporary social and moral norms; and Judge Posner maintained that judges must interpret statutes pragmatically, to promote efficient outcomes. [read post]
25 Jun 2023, 6:00 am by Lawrence Solum
Introduction Early on in law school, law students begin to realize that legal norms are not all cut from the same cloth. [read post]
4 Apr 2023, 4:33 am by Andrew Koppelman
When Yale Law Professor William Eskridge and I wrote our amicus brief in that case, we consciously targeted Justice Neil Gorsuch, aiming to show him that his textualist philosophy of interpretation demanded that result. [read post]
3 Mar 2023, 6:55 pm
 Pix Credit here At the invitation of my publisher I have been working on the production of a comprehensive commentary of the United Nations Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights. [read post]
30 Jan 2023, 7:37 am by Guest Author
”) Further, our understanding of the Justice Department’s ongoing role in shaping the Chevron doctrine is at least consistent with findings reached by Professor William Eskridge and Lauren Baer in their well-known survey of deference doctrines at the Supreme Court. [read post]
7 Nov 2022, 9:04 pm by Jeffrey Lubbers
” More recently, Kathryn Kovacs has similarly called the APA a “superstatute,” borrowing the term from William Eskridge and John Ferejohn, because it emerged from a long period of deliberation, altered regulatory baselines, passed the test of time, and affected the law broadly, although she is more critical of the courts’ departures from the text. [read post]
21 Aug 2022, 6:00 am by Lawrence Solum
 Among contemporary theorists, William Eskridge Jr. is strongly identified with an evolving version of legal process theory. [read post]
2 Aug 2022, 9:01 pm by Michael C. Dorf
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is what Professors William Eskridge and John Ferejohn have aptly called a “super-statute” that has become deeply embedded in American life. [read post]
2 Aug 2022, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
Eskridge is the ordinary meaning canon: the requirement to interpret statutes according to their plain or ordinary meaning.[20]  The agreed-upon ordinary meaning canon produces multiple interpretations, and it manages to divide textualists from one another. [read post]
24 Jul 2022, 6:45 am by Lawrence Solum
 One of the most important contemporary theorists of statutory interpretation is Professor William Eskridge, who is an advocate of the approach that he calls "dynamic statutory interpretation. [read post]
28 Jun 2022, 6:23 am by Jennifer Davis
Eskridge, William N. (2008) Dishonorable Passions: Sodomy Laws in America 1861-2003. [read post]