Inscribed by Bryan A. Garner Scalia, Antonin. Garner, Bryan A. Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts. [St. Paul, MN: Thomson West, 2012]. xxx, 567 pp. Cloth in dust jacket. Half-title inscribed "In memory of my late coauthor. Bryan A. Garner". A fine copy. $250. * First edition. 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. Never before has legal interpretation been so fascinatingly explained. Though intended primarily for judges and the lawyers who argue before them, Reading Law is sound educational reading for anyone who seeks to understand how judges decide cases-or should decide cases; It is a superb introduction to modern judicial decision-making and an essential guide to anyone who wishes to prevail in a legal argument-based on a constitution, a statute or a contract.
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