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" In expounding a statute, we must not be guided by a single sentence or member of a sentence, but look to the provisions of the whole law, and to its object and policy. "
Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States - Page 122
by United States. Supreme Court - 1850
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 451

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Law reports, digests, etc - 1982
...the fact that § 6010 speaks in terms of "rights" supports their view. Their reliance is misplaced. " 'In expounding a statute, we must not be guided by...of the whole law. and to its object and policy.'" Philbrook v. Glodgett, 421 US 707, 713 (1975), 1 Opinion of the Court quoting United States v. Heirs...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 150

Law reports, digests, etc - 1915
...used. But we are not always governed by the grammatical construction. In the language of Justice Taney: "In expounding a statute, we must not be guided by...sentence or member of a sentence, but look to the provision of the whole law, and its object and policy." United States т. Boisdore, 8 How. 122, 12...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 150

Law reports, digests, etc - 1915
...used. But we are not always governed by the grammatical construction. In the language of Justice Taney: '•In expounding a statute, we must not be guided by a single sentence or member of a setitenee,"but look to the provision of (lie whole laŤ', and its object and policy." United States...
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Monthly Labor Review, Volume 80

United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics - Labor - 1957
...in expounding a statute, it must not be guided by a single sentence or part of a sentence, but must look to the provisions of the whole law and to its object and policy, and must not accept a construction that would produce incongruous results. Using this guide, the Court...
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Decisions of the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs, Veterans ..., Volume 1

United States. Veterans Administration - Veterans - 1947
...As stated by the Supreme Court of the United States in USV The Heirs of Boisdore, 12 Law Ed., 1009 : In expounding a statute, we must not be guided by...provisions of the whole law, and to its object and policy. Also the same court in the case of John A. Perrine V. The Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company, in...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 350

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Law reports, digests, etc - 1956
...read in complete isolation from their context in the Act, such an interpretation is possible. However, "In expounding a statute, we must not be guided by...provisions of the whole law, and to its object and policy." United States v. Boisdore's Heirs, 8 How. 113, 122. See also, Peck v. Jenness, 7 How. 612, 622-623;...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 352

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Courts - 1957
...as employees entitled to the protection of the Act. Pp. 283-294. (a) In expounding a statute, courts must not be guided by a single sentence or member of a sentence, but must look to the provisions of the whole law, and to its object and policy. P. 288. (b) A construction...
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Statutes and Court Decisions

United States. Federal Trade Commission - Trade regulation - 1961
...absurd result never contemplated by the Congress. As the Supreme Court has repeated several times: "In expounding a statute we must not be guided by...provisions of the whole law and to its object and policy." United States v. Boisdore's Heirs, 8 How. 113, 121, quoted in Mastro Plastics Corp. v. Labor Board,...
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Desecration of the Flag: Hearings Before Subcommittee No. 4 ... 90-1, on H.R ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary - 1967 - 349 pages
...Richards v. United States, 369 US 1, 11 (1962) and cases cited. In interpreting legislation, a court " 'must not be guided by a single sentence or member of a sentence, but [should] look to the provisions of the whole law, and to its object and policy.' " Ibid. Subdivision...
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Desecration of the Flag: Hearings Before Subcommittee No. 4, Ninetieth ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary - Criminal law - 1967 - 349 pages
...v. United States, 369 US 1, 11 (1962) and cases cited. In interpreting legislation, a court " 'mast not be guided by a single sentence or member of a sentence, but [shouldl look to the provisions of the whole law, and to its object and policy.' " Ibid. Subdivision...
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