I. Cases and Problems
I. The Theoretical Framework
The development of an originalist methodology requires a theoretical framework, the elaboration of which can begin with the idea of meaning itself.
A. The Meaning of “Meaning”
I. Analogical Reasoning in Law—The Traditional View
I. Imagining Alternatives and Identifying a Puzzle
I. Why Interpretive Formalism Has Failed
I. A Primer on Conceptualization and Measurement
A. Concepts and Conceptualization
I. A Practice-Based Description of the Justices’ Role
I. Contract Damages
A conference about “best practices” for legal inquiry supposes that there are practices. In the field of legal interpretation, that assumption is doubtful.