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The Resource Justice Scalia : rhetoric and the rule of law, edited by Brian G. Slocum and Francis J. Mootz III

Justice Scalia : rhetoric and the rule of law, edited by Brian G. Slocum and Francis J. Mootz III

Label
Justice Scalia : rhetoric and the rule of law
Title
Justice Scalia
Title remainder
rhetoric and the rule of law
Statement of responsibility
edited by Brian G. Slocum and Francis J. Mootz III
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Justice Antonin Scalia (1936-2016) was the single most important figure in the emergence of the "new originalist" interpretation of the US Constitution, which sought to anchor the court's interpretation of the Constitution to the ordinary meaning of the words at the time of drafting. For Scalia, the meaning of constitutional provisions and statutes was rigidly fixed by their original meanings with little concern for extratextual considerations. While some lauded his uncompromising principles, others argued that such a rigid view of the Constitution both denies and attempts to limit the discretion of judges in ways that damage and distort our system of law. In this edited collection, leading scholars from law, political science, philosophy, rhetoric, and linguistics look at the ways Scalia framed and stated his arguments. Focusing on rhetorical strategies rather than the logic or validity of Scalia's legal arguments, the contributors collectively reveal that Scalia enacted his rigidly conservative vision of the law through his rhetorical framing"--Back cover
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Slocum, Brian G.
  • Mootz, Francis J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Scalia, Antonin
  • United States
  • Scalia, Antonin
  • Constitutional law
  • Law
  • Rhetoric
  • Constitutional law
  • Law
  • Rhetoric
  • United States
Label
Justice Scalia : rhetoric and the rule of law, edited by Brian G. Slocum and Francis J. Mootz III
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Victoria Nourse -- The rhetoric of statutory textualism.
  • No vehicles on Mars / Brian G. Slocum
  • The two Justice Scalias
  • Lawrence M. Solan -- T
  • extualism without formalism: Justice Scalia's statutory interpretation legacy
  • Abbe R. Gluck
  • Party like it's 1989: Justice Scalia's rhetoric of certainty
  • Francis J. Mootz III
  • Applied rhetorical theory.
  • God's justice, Scalia's rhetoric, and interpretive politics
  • Introduction /
  • Steven Mailloux
  • Rhetoric, jurisprudence, and the case of Justice Scalia; or, why did Justice Scalia, of all judges, write like that?
  • Darien Shanske
  • No reasonable person
  • George H. Taylor, Matthew L. Jockers, and Fernando Nascimento
  • Justice Scalia and family law
  • Brian H. Bix
  • Rhetorical criticism of Heller.
  • Guns and preludes
  • Eugene Garver
  • Francis J. Mootz III and Brian G. Slocum
  • Of guns and grammar: Justice Scalia's rhetoric
  • Peter Brooks
  • The rhetoric of the past.
  • A separate, abridged edition of the First Amendment /
  • Rhetorical constructions of precedent: Justice Scalia's free-exercise opinion
  • Linda L. Berger
  • Justice Scalia's rhetoric of overruling: throwing out the (institutional) baby with the bathwater
  • Clarke Rountree
  • The rhetoric of constitutional adjudication.
  • Scalia as Procrustes for the majority, Scalia as Cassandra in dissent
  • Mary Anne Case
  • Justice Scalia's philosophy of interpretation: from textualism to deferentialism
  • Scott Soames
  • Power
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
259 pages
Isbn
9780226601823
Lccn
2018030219
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1043992745
Label
Justice Scalia : rhetoric and the rule of law, edited by Brian G. Slocum and Francis J. Mootz III
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Victoria Nourse -- The rhetoric of statutory textualism.
  • No vehicles on Mars / Brian G. Slocum
  • The two Justice Scalias
  • Lawrence M. Solan -- T
  • extualism without formalism: Justice Scalia's statutory interpretation legacy
  • Abbe R. Gluck
  • Party like it's 1989: Justice Scalia's rhetoric of certainty
  • Francis J. Mootz III
  • Applied rhetorical theory.
  • God's justice, Scalia's rhetoric, and interpretive politics
  • Introduction /
  • Steven Mailloux
  • Rhetoric, jurisprudence, and the case of Justice Scalia; or, why did Justice Scalia, of all judges, write like that?
  • Darien Shanske
  • No reasonable person
  • George H. Taylor, Matthew L. Jockers, and Fernando Nascimento
  • Justice Scalia and family law
  • Brian H. Bix
  • Rhetorical criticism of Heller.
  • Guns and preludes
  • Eugene Garver
  • Francis J. Mootz III and Brian G. Slocum
  • Of guns and grammar: Justice Scalia's rhetoric
  • Peter Brooks
  • The rhetoric of the past.
  • A separate, abridged edition of the First Amendment /
  • Rhetorical constructions of precedent: Justice Scalia's free-exercise opinion
  • Linda L. Berger
  • Justice Scalia's rhetoric of overruling: throwing out the (institutional) baby with the bathwater
  • Clarke Rountree
  • The rhetoric of constitutional adjudication.
  • Scalia as Procrustes for the majority, Scalia as Cassandra in dissent
  • Mary Anne Case
  • Justice Scalia's philosophy of interpretation: from textualism to deferentialism
  • Scott Soames
  • Power
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
259 pages
Isbn
9780226601823
Lccn
2018030219
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1043992745

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