‘Crowdsourcing Plain Meaning’

James A Macleod, Ordinary Causation: A Study in Experimental Statutory Interpretation, 94 Indiana Law Journal (forthcoming 2019), available at SSRN. Employment discrimination doctrine is a mess, and one of the messiest parts concerns causation. Problems with causation have been the focal point of many articles in recent years, often in response to the ‘tortification’ of employment discrimination law. You might think that there is nothing more to say, and that we’re just stuck with the mess. But James Macleod’s article, ‘Ordinary Causation: A Study in Experimental Statutory Interpretation’ has persuaded me that neither is true … (more)

[Marcia L McCormick, JOTWELL, 4 November]

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