The Language of Judges
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The Language of Judges

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Since many legal disputes are battles over the meaning of a statute, contract, testimony, or the Constitution, judges must interpret language in order to decide why one proposed meaning overrides another. And in making their decisions about meaning appear authoritative and fair, judges often write about the nature of linguistic interpretation. In the first book to examine...more
Paperback, 225 pages
Published May 15th 1993 by University Of Chicago Press (first published April 15th 1993)
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