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Statutory Interpretation: It’s Not Your Gramma’s Grammar (but maybe it should be)

The next time someone says, “It’s not your grandma’s world, anymore,” you might want to respond, “what a pity, my grandma was a smart cookie.”
The 9/8/11, blog post at Legal Research Plus, “How to Use Legislative History to Teach Grammar,” cites and links to Prof. Susan J. Hankin’s “Statutory Interpretation in the Age of Grammatical Permissiveness:  An Object Lesson for Teaching Why Grammar Matters
In Oregon, you can also read the Oregon State Bar’s book, Interpreting Oregon Law (edited by Hon. Jack Landau), in print and online at a law library near you.
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