Research Articles

Interpretation Methods in the US Supreme Court: Study of Obamacare, Abortion Cases and Alien Torts Statute Cases



In this article, the interpretation methods used by the United States Supreme Court are studied. We will discuss the interpretation methods used by the Court in the Obamacare case, in abortion cases and in Alien Torts Statute cases. This analysis concludes by asserting the Court is very eclectic in the interpretation methods it uses, although consequential reasoning is most often relied upon.


<small>US</small> Supreme CourtInterpretation methodsObamacareAbortion casesAlien Torts Statute
  • Year: 2015
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 2
  • Page/Article: 142-160
  • DOI: 10.1163/22112596-02002005
  • Published on 30 Sep 2015
  • Peer Reviewed