Recommended Titles and Treatises
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Theory and practice of statutory interpretation
This work analyzes statutory interpretation in the courts with special attention paid to practice in the Supreme Court. The author also reviews disputed approaches to statutory interpretation such as the use of legislative history versus adherence only to the text and the extent to which the justices of Supreme Court have utilized these methods to further an ideological agenda.
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