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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 404

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Courts - 1972
...obligations that are "terms and conditions of employment" and those that are not. But in construing §8 (d), "'we must not be guided by a single sentence or member...provisions of the whole law, and to its object and policy.' " Mastro Plastics Corp. v. NLRB, 350 US 270, 285 (1956) (quoting United States v. Boisdore's Heirs,...
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Nuclear Regulatory Commission Issuances: Opinions and ..., Volume 13; Volume 88

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Nuclear energy - 1981
...license application, and supporting data to justify clearly such departures should be presented?9* VM" 1n expounding a statute, we must not be guided by a single...provisions of the whole law, and to its object and policy." United States v. Heirs of Boisdore, 49 US (8 How.) 113,122 (1849) (per Taney, Ch. J.\ quoted in Philbrook...
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Nuclear Regulatory Commission Issuances: Opinions and ..., Volume 3; Volume 88

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Nuclear energy - 1976
...not be read in isolation from the context of the whole act," and that "in interpreting legislation, 'we must not be guided by a single sentence or member...provisions of the whole law, and to its object and policy.' " Richards v. United States, 369 US 1,11 (1962) (quoting United States v. Boisdoré's Heirs, 49 US...
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Federal Trade Commission Decisions, Volume 90

United States. Federal Trade Commission - Competition - 1978
...393 US 1008. The court focused on a single "member of a sentence" in the statute, failing to defer to "the provisions of the whole law and to its object and policy." FTC v. Tuttle, 244 F.2d 605, 613-14 (2d Cir. 1957), cert denied, 354 US 925.« When Section 8 of the...
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Depository institutions deregulation act of 1979: hearings before the ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Financial Institutions - Banking law - 1979
...the context of the whole Act, and that in fulfilling our responsibility in interpreting legislation, 'we 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.'" 3(i!) US 1, 11, 82...
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Depository institutions deregulation act of 1979: hearings before the ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Financial Institutions - 1979
...the context of the whole Act, and that in fulfilling our responsibility in interpreting legislation, 'we 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.' " 3«!) US 1, 11,...
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Health Maintenance Organizations--reauthorization: Hearings Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Health and the Environment - Federal aid to health maintenance organizations - 1981 - 337 pages
...I302(2)(D). The Act does not provide a definition of this term. To determine the breadth of the phrase, "we must not be guided by a single sentence or member...provisions of the whole law, and to its object and policy". See PKilbrook v. Clodgett, 42I US 707. 7I3 (I975). Since Sec. I 302 (2) (0) makes reference to short-term...
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Environmental Compliance by Federal Agencies: Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - Administrative agencies - 1987 - 853 pages
...the context of the whole Act, and that in fulfilling our responsibility in interpreting legislation, "we 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." [citation omitted]...
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Bankruptcy Discharge of Obligations to Governmental Units: Hearing ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Monopolies and Commercial Law - Bankruptcy - 1989 - 187 pages
...concurring). But the text is only the starting point. As JUSTICE O'CONNOR explained last Term, " ' "In expounding a statute, we must not be guided by...of the whole law, and to its object and policy."'" Offshore Logistics, Inc. v. Tallentire, 477 US , (1986) (quoting Mastro Plastics Corp. v. NLRB, 350...
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The Court Vs. Congress: Prayer, Busing, and Abortion

Edward Keynes, Randall K. Miller - Law - 1989 - 400 pages
...US (8 How.) 113 (1850), at 120-21. 11 Id., at 122-23. 12 Id., at 123. 13 Id., at 122. Taney wrote, "In expounding a statute, we must not be guided by...provisions of the whole law, and to its object and policy." 14 Id., at 121. 15 51 US (10 How.) 72 (1850). 16 Id., at 77, 78-79, 80. 17 Id., at 79. Furthermore,...
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