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In addition, Iredell stated (if only in elaborate dicta, given his ultimate reliance on a state statute), that a state's "laws" under section 34 would include its common law as well as its statute law, just as counsel would later argue in Van Braam.
Although much of that law would include the common law and statute law of England and would be shared with other states, (38) some would be more peculiarly Virginia's, insofar as it might differ from English law.
The [received] common and statute law of Virginia .
41) This decision illustrates the township judges' knowledge of the misdemeanor statutes, their acquaintance with local circumstances, and their reliance on statute law, not personal empowerment, to make a strong and not merciful decision.
They also followed the statute law by reducing sentences for theft and violations of honor and physical inviolability by one-third; cancellation of a sentence would have gone against the statute law.
The Criminal Code and Statutes on Punishments Applicable by the Justices of the Peace used statute law to define the conditions under which punishments could be mitigated by judges.
Judges' decisions were directed toward fair assessment of evidence and accurate application of statute law.
The Founding Fathers, faithful to seventeenth-century doctrine placing the Great Charter above statute law, accorded the Constitution a similar lofty position as fundamental law that can be overcome only by a Supreme Court ruling or a constitutional amendment, invulnerable to acts of Congress.
The common and statute laws of England which are of a general and not a local nature, with the exception hereinafter mentioned, down to the fourth day of July, 1776, are declared to be of force in this state; provided, the said statutes and common law be not inconsistent with the Constitution and laws of the United States and the acts of the [l]egislature of this state.