“Good Secondary Authority and Bad Secondary Authority”On April 15, 2011 by Schnader
Bruce Merenstein authored a post for The Legal Intelligencer Blog titled “Good Secondary Authority and Bad Secondary Authority,” which was published on April 15. United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s antipathy toward the use of legislative history as a tool for interpreting a statute is well known and much debated. Good arguments can be made for both sides of this debate. This article examines that issue.