• Corpus ID: 157419842

Anti-Disruption Statutory Construction

  title={Anti-Disruption Statutory Construction},
  author={Jonathan H. Adler},
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… 



Defacing Democracy?: The Changing Nature and Rising Importance of As-Applied Challenges in the Supreme Court's Recent Election Law Decisions

This article examines the evolution of the doctrine concerning facial and as-applied challenges to election laws. Recent Supreme Court decisions have indicated a refinement of the doctrine in a

See also Persily & Rosenberg, supra note 97, at 1662 ("In doing so, the Court rewrites a law that does not need to be rewritten and does so in a way that Congress specifically avoided

  • Wisconsin Right to Life, Inc. (WRTL)
  • 2007