Interpretive theories: Dworkin, Sunstein and Ely

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Examination of modern judicial interpretivism - comparative analysis of the theories of Dworkin, Sunstein and Ely, including their advantages and disadvantages - summary of Fardon case - illustrates how interpretive theories are applied in judicial decision making.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)78-101
Number of pages24
JournalBond Law Review
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2005
Externally publishedYes


  • interpretive theory
  • judicial interpretivism
  • Dworkin
  • Sunstein
  • Ely


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