Legislation (Statutory Interpretation) Outlines
This outline was prepared for Legislation as taught by Prof. Caleb Nelson, the author of the textbook used (Statutory Interpretation). The package includes a major outline, an attack (short) outline, and a case list with page numbers on each outline in case document searching is not allowed during an exam. The outline covers 9 major topics including 1) purposivism vs. textualism (including implied exceptions, drafting errors, and rules vs. standards); 2) canons of construction (including descriptive canons, normative canons, and conflicts between canons); 3) legislative history (including modern and historical approaches); 4) stare decisis; 5) the interplay between federal statutes (including in pari materia, implied repeals, and interpretative statutes); 6) federal statutes vs. common/general law; 7) Chevron and administrative law; 8) federalism (including preemption); and 9) statutes over time.
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