Legal Interpretation in Democratic States

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Jeffrey Denys Goldsworthy, Tom Campbell
Ashgate/Dartmouth, 2002 - Law - 270 pages
The judicial interpretation of statutes and constitutions is the controversial focus of much contemporary legal philosophy and practice. It is crucial for the distribution of power as between legislatures and judiciaries in democratic polities. The orig

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Contents

Grounding Theories of Legal Interpretation
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Legislative Intentions Legislative Supremacy and Legal Positivism
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A Brief History of Equitable Interpretation in the Common Law System
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