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" This act shall be so interpreted and construed as to effect its general purpose to make uniform the law of those States which enact it. "
A Treatise on the Rules which Govern the Interpretation and Application of ... - Page 315
by Theodore Sedgwick - 1857 - 712 pages
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Southern Reporter, Volume 50

Law reports, digests, etc - 1910
...section to railroad corporations proper, the court does not even have to call to its aid the general rule that statutes In derogation of the common law are to be strictly construed, though this In itself would be sufficient, perhaps; but such limitation upon the use of that section...
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Judges and Legislators: Toward Institutional Comity

Robert A. Katzmann - Political Science - 2010 - 212 pages
...construction is unnecessary; penal statutes are to be construed narrowly, but remedial statutes broadly; statutes in derogation of the common law are to be strictly construed; the expression of one thing is the exclusion of another; repeals by implication are disfavored; and...
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The Northwestern Reporter, Volume 31

Law reports, digests, etc - 1887
...reason as of the authorities, at page 274 says: "It would appear, therefore, that the doctrine that the statutes in derogation of the common law are to be strictly construed, has now no foundation in our jurisprudence." The same author defines a remedial act to be one of those...
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The Transformation of American Law, 1870-1960: The Crisis of Legal Orthodoxy

Morton J. Horwitz - Law - 1992 - 384 pages
...religion, science, and the market. It not only treated legislative initiatives with great suspicion ("statutes in derogation of the common law are to be strictly construed") but it reacted to the development of adm1nistrative regulation with an hostility reserved for an alien...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 40

California. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...restitution of the real estate in complaint mentioned. Forfeitures are not favored by the common law, and statutes in derogation of the common law are to be strictly construed. Opinion of the Court — Temple, J. have paid all the rent which may ultimately be shown to have been...
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The Laws of Innkeepers: For Hotels, Motels, Restaurants, and Clubs

John E. H. Sherry - Business & Economics - 1993 - 924 pages
...guest, except for the acts of God, the public enemy or the guest himself. . . . "As a general rule, statutes in derogation of the common law are to be strictly construed. [Citations omitted.] However, this statute was obviously enacted to ameliorate the effect of the harsh...
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A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage

Bryan A. Garner - Law - 2001 - 953 pages
...nonlegal contexts. It means "in abrogation or repeal of (a law, contract, or right)." Hence the maxim: Statutes in derogation of the common law are to be strictly construed. In a sense, that maxim is senseless, for, as Grant Gilmore once quipped, "what statute is not?" The...
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New York Field Codes, 1850-1865: I: the Code of Civil Procedure of the State ...

David Dudley Field - 2011 - 887 pages
...tliis State there is no common law, in any case, "where the law is declared by the five Codes. 2032. The rule that statutes in derogation of the common law are to be strictly construed, has no application to this Code. 2033. All statutes, laws and rules heretofore in force in this...
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The Lost World of Classical Legal Thought: Law and Ideology in America, 1886 ...

William M. Wiecek - Law - 1998 - 296 pages
...intervention could only disturb that harmony. Thus classical lawyers often repeated the old precept that statutes in derogation of the common law are to be strictly construed. The public law counterpart was vigilant judicial oversight of legislation to insure its conformity...
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Law as Culture and Culture as Law: Essays in Honor of John Phillip Reid

John Phillip Reid, Hendrik Hartog, William Edward Nelson, Barbara Wilcie Kern - History - 2000 - 481 pages
...be made to interfere with the status quo as little as possible."126 There was no justification for the rule that statutes in derogation of the common law are to be construed strictly, Pound thundered.127 Nor, he pointed out, was such a suspicion of statute an inherent...
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