Corpus ID: 157419842

Anti-Disruption Statutory Construction

@inproceedings{Adler2016AntiDisruptionSC,
  title={Anti-Disruption Statutory Construction},
  author={J. Adler},
  year={2016}
}
  • J. Adler
  • Published 2016
  • Political Science
  • During his first ten years on the Supreme Court, Chief Justice John Roberts has adopted a pragmatic approach to statutory interpretation that appears to place a higher priority on avoiding disruptive consequences than on any particular interpretive methodology. Prepared for the symposium, “Ten Years the Chief: Examining a Decade of John Roberts on the Supreme Court,” at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, this brief essay argues that the Chief Justice’s approach to statutory interpretation… CONTINUE READING

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