"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

  • Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts.

Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts.

Item Number: 78902

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

First edition of this work, which offers concise, articulate and reasoned discussions on reading and interpreting law. Octavo, original boards. Inscribed by Antonin Scalia on the half-title page. Additionally signed by co-author Bryan Garner. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Foreword by Frank H. Easternbrook.

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.