Chapter 12: Interpretation
Chapter 12: Interpretation, in Law and the Humanities: An Introduction (Austin Sarat, Matthew Anderson and Cathrine Franke eds., 2010).
This chapter from "Law and the Humanities: An Introduction," published by Cambridge University Press, surveys various theoretical approaches to interpretation, including natural law, analytical legal positivism, law as communication (originalism, intentionalism, and new textualism), and the hermeneutical turn. It then discuss the role of interpretation in contract law, statutory law and constitutional law, to situate the theories in practice.
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Francis J. Mootz III,
Chapter 12: Interpretation,
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