TITLE

COMING TO TERMS WITH STRICT AND LIBERAL CONSTRUCTION

AUTHOR(S)
Mullins Sr., Morell E.
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2000, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the subjects of strict and liberal construction in cases involving statutory construction. Discussion on the pervasiveness, pedigree and surface of strict and liberal construction; Relation of strict and liberal construction to the literal wording of statutes and to the implications and inferences of language itself; Nature of strict and liberal construction and way in which they are used.
ACCESSION #
3814191

 

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