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" The object of construction, as applied to a written constitution, is to give effect to the intent of the people in adopting it. "
Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Ohio - Page 403
by Ohio. Supreme Court - 1911
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Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 189

Michigan. Supreme Court, Randolph Manning, George C. Gibbs, Thomas McIntyre Cooley, Elijah W. Meddaugh, William Jennison, Hovey K. Clarke, Hoyt Post, Henry Allen Chaney, William Dudley Fuller, John Adams Brooks, Marquis B. Eaton, Herschel Bouton Lazell, James M. Reasoner, Richard W. Cooper - Law reports, digests, etc - 1917
...that particular for life, or so long as and whenever they might hold that office. It is a maxim that the object of construction, as applied to a written Constitution, is to ultimately ascertain and give effect to the intent of the people in adopting it. The language here...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 60

Illinois. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1874
...DELINQUENT TAXES. Continued. 4. In such case the cardinal rule is, that it must be so construed as to give effect to the intent of the people in adopting it. Where the words employed, when taken in the ordinary sense and their grammatical arrangement, embody...
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Constitutional law - 1868 - 720 pages
...different at any subsequent time when a court has occasion to pass upon it.2 The Intent to govern. The object of construction, as applied to a written...written laws, it is the intent of the lawgiver that is to be enforced. But this intent is to be found in the instrument itself. It is to be presumed that...
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Constitutional law - 1874 - 827 pages
...different at any subsequent time when a court has occasion to pass upon it.2 The Intent to govern. The object of construction, as applied to a written...written laws, it is .the intent of the lawgiver that is to be enforced. But this intent is to be found in the instrument itself. It is to be presumed that...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 48

Indiana. Supreme Court, Horace E. Carter, Albert Gallatin Porter, Gordon Tanner, Benjamin Harrison, Michael Crawford Kerr, James Buckley Black, Augustus Newton Martin, Francis Marion Dice, John Worth Kern, John Lewis Griffiths, Sidney Romelee Moon, Charles Frederick Remy - Law reports, digests, etc - 1875
...any subsequent time when a court has occasion to pass upon it." Again, the learned author says : " The object of construction, as applied to a written...written laws, it is the intent of the lawgiver that is to be enforced." Another cardinal rule of construction laid down by this author is, that the whole...
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The American Law Times Reports, Volume 2

Law reports, digests, etc - 1875
...at any subsequent time when a court has occasion to pass upon it." Again the learned author says : " The object of construction, as applied to a written...written laws, it is the intent of the lawgiver that is to be enforced." .... Another cardinal rule of construction laid down by this author is, that the...
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North Carolina Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 73

North Carolina. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1875
...words are not to be taken in a narrow and technical sense, but in a general and popular sense, so as to give effect to the intent of the people in adopting it. The word " obligation " as here used, therefore means a debt contracted to be paid, or a duty to be...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 7

West Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals, Edgar P. Rucker - Law reports, digests, etc - 1876
...? I have already quoted at large the said eighth section of the tenth article of the Constitution. "The object of construction, as applied to a written constitution is, to give effect to the intent of (he people in adopting it." It is a rule of construction that the whole constitution is to be examined,...
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Constitutional law - 1878 - 883 pages
...different at any subsequent time when a court has occasion to pass upon it.1 The Intent to govern. The object of construction, as applied to a written constitution, is to give effect to the tntent of the people in adopting it. In the case of all written laws, it is the intent of the law-giver...
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Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of Nebraska, Volume 7

Nebraska. Supreme Court, David Allen Campbell, Guy Ashton Brown, Lorenzo Crounse, Walter Alber Leese, Lee Herdmen, Henry Clay Lindsay, Henry Paxon Stoddart - Law reports, digests, etc - 1878
...not have been contemplated by the legislature, or very different language would have been employed. " In the case of all written laws, it is the intent of the lawgiver that is to be enforced. But this intent is to be found in the instrument itself. It is to be presumed that...
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