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" That for the sure and true interpretation of all statutes in general (be they penal or beneficial, restrictive or enlarging of the common law), four things are to be discerned and considered. 1. What was the common law before the making of the act? 2.... "
Practice Reports in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals - Page 354
by Nathan Howard, New York (State). Supreme Court - 1856
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Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Decided by the ..., Volume 14; Volume 77

Kentucky. Court of Appeals, James Hughes, Achilles Sneed, Martin D. Hardin, George Minos Bibb, Alexander Keith Marshall, William Littell, Thomas Bell Monroe, John James Marshall, James Greene Dana, Benjamin Monroe, James P. Metcalfe, Alvin Duvall, William Pope Duvall Bush, John Rodman, Edward Warren Hines, Charles Cyrus Turner, Thomas Lewis Edelen, Thomas Robert McBeath, Robert G. Higdon, T. M. Jones, Amos Hall Eblen - Law reports, digests, etc - 1879
...and true interpretation of all statutes in general, four things are to be discerned and considered: 1. What was the common law before the making of the...the common law did not provide ; 3. What remedy the legislature hath resolved and appointed to cure the mischief ; 4. The true reason of the remedy. (Potter's...
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Reports of Cases Upon Appeals and Writs of Error in the ..., Part 130, Volume 2

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords - Law reports, digests, etc - 1832
...that the construction of the statute then under consideration before them must be made, "by inquiring what was the mischief and defect against which the common law did not provide? what remedy the Parliament had appointed to • " cure the disease of the common wealth? and what...
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Reports of Cases in Bankruptcy: Argued and Determined in the Court ..., Volume 1

Edward Erastus Deacon, Great Britain. Court of Review, Edward Chitty - Bankruptcy - 1833
...there are four things to be considered in the interpretation of statutes, be they penal or beneficial. 1. What was the common law before the making of the act. 2, What was the mischief and defect, which the common law did not provide for. 3. What remedy the legislature has provided ; and 4. The...
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Reports of Cases in Bankruptcy: Argued and Determined in ..., Part 35, Volume 1

Edward Erastus Deacon - Bankruptcy - 1833
...there are four things to be considered in the interpretation of statutes, be they penal or beneficial. 1. What was the common law before the making of the act. 2. What was the mischief and defect, which the common law did not provide for. 3. What remedy the legislature has provided ; and 4. The...
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Irish Law Reports: Particularly of Points of Practice, Argued and ..., Volume 5

Ireland. Court of King's Bench - Law reports, digests, etc - 1843
...and considered, — " first, what is the common law before the making of " the Act ? — secondly, what was the mischief and defect against which " the common law did not provide ? — thirdly, what remedy the Parlia•• nil-lit hath resolved and appointed to cure the disease...
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A Popular and Practical Introduction to Law Studies: And to Every Department ...

Samuel Warren - Law - 1845 - 944 pages
...be discussed and considered : — " I. What was the Common Law before the making of the Act ? " II. What was the mischief and defect against which the Common Law did not provide ? " III. What remedy the Parliament hath resolved and appointed to cure the disease of the Commonwealth...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 17

Vermont. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1846
...penal or beneficial, restrictive or enlarging of the common law, four things are to be considered , 1, What was the common law before the making of the...against which the common law did not provide; 3, What is the remedy ; 4, The true reason of the remedy. 3 Co. Rep. 7. At common law, there was no review...
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The bill of exceptions; being a short account of its origin and nature

John Raymond (of the Middle Temple.) - 1846
...beneficial, restrictive or enlarging of the common law)," four things are to be discerned and considered : 1 . What was the common law before the making of the act ? 2. What was the mischief and defect for which the common law did not provide ? 3. What remedy the parliament hath resolved and appointed...
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Report of the Case of Denis Caulfield Heron, Against the Provost and Senior ...

Denis Caulfield Heron, Hercules Henry Graves MacDonnell, William Neilson Hancock - Catholics - 1846 - 112 pages
...interpretation of all statutes, " Four things are " to be discerned and considered : 1. What was the com" mon law before the making of the act ? 2. What was " the mischief and defect for which the common law did " not provide ? 3. What remedy the parliament hath " resolved and appointed...
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The Parish: Its Powers and Obligations at Law, as Regards the Welfare of ...

Joshua Toulmin Smith - Church management - 1857 - 682 pages
...for the interpretation of all Statutes : — " Four things are to be discerned and considered : — " 1 . What was the Common Law before the making of the Act * "2. What was the mischief and defect for which the common law did not provide ? " 3. What remedy the parliament hath resolved and appointed...
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