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statutory interpretation

a generic title for the practice of reading statutes. Certain rules have grown up both in interpretation generally and for statutes in particular. A major aid is the Interpretation Act 1989, which lists a number of deemed interpretations. See EJUSDEM GENERIS RULE, EXPRESSIO UNIUS EST EXCLUSIO ALTERIUS, GOLDEN RULE, LITERAL RULE, MISCHIEF RULE, NOSCITUR A SOCIIS.
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Focus: Statutory Interpretation These consolidated appeals represent another application of the categorical approach for applying recidivist statutes.
The court first determined that it could address a question of statutory interpretation raised for the first time on appeal in order to consider his claim that there was insufficient evidence of his violation of the privacy statute.
The canons of statutory interpretation are "formal presumptions or rules about statutory meaning.
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This Article is the first in-depth empirical and doctrinal analysis of differences in statutory interpretation between the courts of appeals and the Supreme Court.
It evaluates the common law of the canons of statutory interpretation by drawing on Supreme Court and state high court statutory opinions, state and federal statutory codifications of some canons, and insights from legislative and administrative practice to understand and apply the presumptions, precepts, principles, statement rules, and background norms used by judges to interpret statutes.
This does not mean we need to over-complicate the process of statutory interpretation.
If statutory interpretation methodologies affect the outcomes of cases and state courts give them stare decisis effect, does Erie require federal courts to use state interpretation methodologies when applying state substantive law?
For another thing, Marbury itself is a decision about administrative law, with Chief Justice Marshall devoting many more pages to what we would currently characterize as statutory interpretation and administrative law issues than to constitutional issues.

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