Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who is well versed in the Scriptures, and can readily quote texts.
  • noun One who adheres strictly to the letter of texts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A textman; a textuary.

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  • noun a practitioner or adherent of textualism

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Examples

  • ME and the whole of 11th Amendment jurisprudence is an utter travesty and gives the lie to any so-called textualist or strict constructionist Justice who signed on to it.tarheelQuote

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Why Justice Stevens Sees Himself as a “Judicial Conservative”

  • In the discussion, Justice Stevens lamented a raft of Supreme Court decisions he said had expanded application of capital punishment, criticized the "textualist" legal approach championed by Justice Antonin Scalia and defended the opinion that most alienated him from many of his liberal admirers

    Kagan Says Rulings on Black, Skilling to Affect DOJ

  • In many cases, including Lanning, the results that progressives support are just as, if not more, "textualist" than those advocated by Justice Scalia.

    Elizabeth B. Wydra: Scalia's "Textualism" Is Really "The Text According To Scalia"

  • I'd note for what it's worth that a "textualist" like you ought to take Joseph's straight quote of 4(A)(1) and distinguishing of it from 4(A)(2) to be dispositive, and I've dealt with the commentary above.

    Balkinization

  • I'd note for what it's worth that a "textualist" like you ought to take Joseph's straight quote of 4(A)(1) and distinguishing of it from 4(A)(2) to be dispositive, and I've dealt with the commentary above.

    Balkinization

  • I'd note for what it's worth that a "textualist" like you ought to take Joseph's straight quote of 4(A)(1) and distinguishing of it from 4(A)(2) to be dispositive, and I've dealt with the commentary above.

    Balkinization

  • I'd note for what it's worth that a "textualist" like you ought to take Joseph's straight quote of 4(A)(1) and distinguishing of it from 4(A)(2) to be dispositive, and I've dealt with the commentary above.

    Balkinization

  • I'd note for what it's worth that a "textualist" like you ought to take Joseph's straight quote of 4(A)(1) and distinguishing of it from 4(A)(2) to be dispositive, and I've dealt with the commentary above.

    Balkinization

  • I'd note for what it's worth that a "textualist" like you ought to take Joseph's straight quote of 4(A)(1) and distinguishing of it from 4(A)(2) to be dispositive, and I've dealt with the commentary above.

    Balkinization

  • I'd note for what it's worth that a "textualist" like you ought to take Joseph's straight quote of 4(A)(1) and distinguishing of it from 4(A)(2) to be dispositive, and I've dealt with the commentary above.

    Balkinization

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