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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 481

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1990
...the role of the saving clause in ERISA as a whole. On numerous occasions we have noted that M<"'[i]n expounding a statute, we must not be guided by a single...of the whole law, and to its object and policy.'"'" Kelly v. Robinson, 479 US 36, 43 (1986), quoting Offshore Logistics, Inc. v. Tallentire, 477 US 207,...
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Copyright Remedy Clarification Act and Copyright Office Report on Copyright ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Administration of Justice - Copyright - 1990 - 244 pages
...isolation. Whatever change in approach has been wrought by the Welch/Atascadero duarchy, see supra note 4, "[i]n expounding a statute, we must not be guided...sentence, but look to the provisions of the whole law...." Kelly v. Robinson. 479 US 36, 43 (1986) (citations omitted) . What is different about Eleventh Amendment...
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Reauthorization of OMB's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs - Federal Information Resources Management Act of 1989 - 1990 - 1217 pages
...Schreiber v. Burlington Northern, Inc., 472 US 1, 5 (1985), but "In expounding a statute, we are not guided by a single sentence or member of a sentence,...of the whole law, and to its object and policy.'" Massachusetts v. Morash, 490 US , (1989), quoting Pilot Life Ins. Co. v. Dedeaux, 481 US 41, 51 (1987)....
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Statutory Interpretation and the Uses of Legislative History ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Administration of Justice - Law - 1990 - 531 pages
...this reading, however, by relying on the principle that "in expounding a statute, we [are] not . . . guided by a single sentence or member of a sentence,...provisions of the whole law and to its object and policy."130 The Court then began its inquiry into the law's "object and policy" with an elaborate survey...
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Electric Utility Bankruptcy Clarification Act: Hearing Before the ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts and Administrative Practice - Bankruptcy - 1990 - 318 pages
...a statute is the language itself.' [Citation omitted] But the text is only the starting point.... ' In expounding a statute, we must not be guided by a single sentence or a member of a sentence, but look to the provisions of the whole law, and to its object and policy.'"...
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Reports of the Tax Court of the United States, Volume 94

United States. Tax Court - Taxation - 1990
...Trucking Associations, Inc., 310 US 534, 542 (1940). As early as 1849, Chief Justice Taney stated, "In expounding a statute, we must not be guided by a single sentence or members of a sentence, but look to the provisions of the whole law, and to its object and policy."...
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Contemporary Cases in Women's Rights

Leslie Friedman Goldstein - Political Science - 1994 - 339 pages
...Schultz, 487 US 474, 483 (1988); see Brockett v. Spokane Arcades, Inc., 472 US 491, 500, n. 9 (1985). " 'In Expounding a statute, we must not be guided by...provisions of the whole law, and to its object and policy.' " Philbrook v. Glodgett, 421 US 707, 713 (1975), quoting United States v. Heirs of Boisdorl, 8 How....
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Between the Lines: Interpreting Welfare Rights

R. Shep Melnick - Political Science - 2010 - 358 pages
...forthcoming."24 The words of the statute are only "the starting point" for interpretation. The judge must then "look to the provisions of the whole law, and to its object and policy."25 What a statute says, Justice John Paul Stevens maintained in a recent case, is not always...
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Environmental Administrative Decisions: Decisions of the United ..., Volume 9

United States. Environmental Protection Agency - Environmental law - 2000
...the statute is fully consistent with the purpose of the statute. "Over and over we have stressed that 'in expounding a statute, we must not be guided by...of the whole law, and to its object and policy.'" United States Nat't Bank of Oregon v. Indep. Ins. Agents, 508 US 439, 455 (1993) (citations omitted)....
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The Unpublished Opinions of the Rehnquist Court

the late Bernard Schwartz - Law - 1996 - 512 pages
...v. Schultz, 487 US , (1988); see Brockett v. Spokane Arcades, Inc., 472 US 491, 500, n. 9 (1985). " '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), quoting United States v. Heirs ofBoisdore, 8 How. 113,122...
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