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A Common Law for the Age of Statutes

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$49.00 • £39.95 • €44.00

ISBN 9780674146051

Publication Date: 01/01/1985


332 pages

6 x 9 inches

Oliver Wendell Holmes Lectures


Related Subjects

  • I. Choking on Statues
  • II. The Flight to the Constitution and to Equal Protection Clauses
  • III. The Passive Virtues
  • IV. Interpretation
  • V. The New Deal Response: Administrative Agencies
  • VI. Legislative Responses
  • VII. Structural Responses
  • VIII. A New Approach: Antecedents and Roots
  • IX. The Doctrine: A Question of Legitimacy
  • X. The Doctrine: Limits and Guidelines
  • XI. The Doctrine: Techniques and Feasibility
  • XII. The Role of Courts in an Age of Statutes
  • XIII. The Dangers of the Doctrine
  • XIV. The Uses and Abuses of Subterfuge
  • XV. The Choice for Candor
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Table of Cases
  • Index

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