Leg Reg OutlineI. LEGISLATIONA.Interpreting Legislation1.When Reading Casesa.What is the legislative/regulatory text?b.What is the language/aspect contested?c.What tools is the judge using to reach his conclusion?(i)Tools of statutory interpretation?d.What is the philosophy?(i)Eg. Role of Judge vs. LegislatureB.Theories of Statutory Interpretation (from oldest to newest)5.New Textualism1
b.Issue: Does this violate the statute that forbids the pre-payment of laborers to immigrate and work in the US? What is a laborer?