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At the end of the day, the plain meaning of the statute places no limitations on when the license had been obtained in order to demonstrate competency," Kasubhai wrote in the order.
Burwell that goes against the clear text and plain meaning of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Yet words can also deceive us, especially if the plain meaning that we expect to be there is not there.
Circuit saw no evidence that such a history was at odds with the plain meaning of the actual subsidy portion of the ACA.
According to the traditional textualist approach, the goal of statutory interpretation was to identify and give effect to the intent and purpose of the enacting Congress based on the plain meaning of the statutory text, derived by using the aid of dictionaries and generally accepted conceptions of ordinary parlance.
Gill used the plain meaning or definition of a heart attack, which "is an acute episode of heart disease marked by the death or damage of heart muscle.
Granted, the Supreme Court still upholds the plain meaning of the law when it is agreeable to a majority of the Court.
The unwritten Constitution should never contradict the plain meaning and central purpose .
2) The members of the plain meaning school, which is not to be confused with the "ordinary language" school of philosophy, are likely to be embarrassed by its words: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.
As such, TechnoBuffalo's article falls under the broad, plain meaning of "news.
The term "botanical" has a plain meaning that includes both natural substances and related synthetic substances.