Tag Archives: statutory intrepretation

Richard L. Hasen, Bush v. Gore and the Lawlessness Principle: A Comment on Professor Amar

61 Fla. L. Rev. 979 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Akhil Amar begins his impressive Dunwody Lecture by questioning whether there “are any new things left to say about the Bush-Gore episode.” 1 It is a legitimate question … Continue reading

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Michael Nardella, Knowing When to Stop: Is the Punctuation of the Constitution Based on Sound or Sense?

59 Fla. L. Rev. 667 (2007) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Take another look at the Fifth Amendment. Look carefully. If you read it with an eye toward punctuation, you will notice that the Amendment itself is one long … Continue reading

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Diana L. Hayes, Bankruptcy Law: An Exercise in Statutory Interpretation-Staying True to the Broad Aim of the Code or Ignoring Plain Meaning and Purpose?

59 Fla. L. Rev. 697 (2007) | | | | TEXT :: State law required Petitioner to maintain workers’ compensation coverage for his freight trucking business. Petitioner contracted with Respondent to provide this insurance. After Petitioner canceled the policy and … Continue reading

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