"What is a moderate interpretation of the text? Halfway between what it really means and what you'd like it to mean?": First Edition of Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts; Inscribed by Antonin Scalia to Federal Judge Brian Duff

  • Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts.

Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts.

Item Number: 38026

St. Paul, MN : Thomson/ West, 2012.

First edition. Octavo, original boards. Inscribed by Antonin Scalia on the half-title page, “To Judge Brian Duff with best regards Antonin Scalia. Additionally signed by co-author Bryan Garner. The recipient Brian Duff was a United States federal judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. A few notes in the text by Judge Duff, near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Foreword by Frank H. Easternbrook. A nice association copy.

In this groundbreaking book by best-selling authors Justice Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner, all the most important principles of constitutional, statutory, and contractual interpretation are systematically explained in an engaging and informative style-including several hundred illustrations from actual cases.