The first and governing maxim in the interpretation of a statute is to discover the meaning of those who made it.




The first and governing maxim in the interpretation of a statute is to discover the meaning of those who made it.

The first and governing maxim in the interpretation of a statute is to discover the meaning of those who made it. --James Wilson

The first and governing maxim in the interpretation of a statute is to discover the meaning of those who made it.

James Wilson

Year: 1790
Context: Of the Study of Law in the United States
Tags: Discover, governing maxim, interpretation, meaning, statute



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