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Judging under Uncertainty

An Institutional Theory of Legal Interpretation

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$83.00 • £66.95 • €74.50

ISBN 9780674022102

Publication Date: 05/15/2006


346 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Introduction
  • I. Critique
    • 1. Interpretation without Institutions
    • 2. Dynamism and Pragmatism: A Tale of Two Nirvanas
  • II. Reconstruction
    • 3. The Institutional Turn
    • 4. Judicial Capacities: A Case Study
    • 5. Systemic Effects and Judicial Coordination
  • III. Applications
    • 6. Judging under Uncertainty
    • 7. Statutory Interpretation
    • 8. Judicial Review and Constitutional Interpretation
    • Conclusion: Interim Interpretive Theory
  • Notes
  • Index

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