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" THERE are three points to be considered in the construction of all remedial statutes ; the old law, the mischief, and the remedy : that is, how the common law stood at the making of the act ; what the mischief was, for which the common law did not provide... "
British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an ... - Page 9
by William Nicholson - 1821
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Junius, Volume 2

Junius - Great Britain - 1797 - 366 pages
...what ' remedy the parliament hath provided to cure this mis' chief. It is the business of the judges so to construe the ' act, as to suppress the mischief and advance the remedy.' Blackstone, i. 87. ' 2 Hale, PC 128. 136. 1 BJackstone, iv. 296. • (p. 282) 2 Hale, PC 2. 124. b...
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Junius: Stat Nominis Umbra, Volume 2

Junius - Great Britain - 1797
...what ' remedy the parliament hath provided to cure this mis' chief. It is the business of the judges so to construe the ' act, as to suppress the mischief and advance the remedy.' Blackstone, i. 87. 1 2 Hale, PC 128. 136. 1 Blackstone, iv. 296. » (p. 282) 2 Hale, PC 2. 124. b Vide...
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The Letters of Junius ...: With Notes and Illustrations ..., Volume 2

Junius - Great Britain - 1804
...what remedy the pai-liamcnt hath provided to cure " this mischief. It is the business of the judges so to construe the '• act, as to suppress the mischief and advance the remedy." tion of the statute of Westminster, and not to state the law generally) does not adhere to his own...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone - Law - 1807
...; what the mischief was, for which the common law did not provide ; and what remedy the parliament hath provided to cure this mischief. And it is the business of the judges so to construe the act, as to suppress the mischief and advance the remedy e. Let us instance...
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The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, Volume 6

William Nicholson - 1809
...act ; what the mischief was, for which the common law did not provide; aud what remedy the parliament hath provided to cure this mischief. And it is the business of the judge, so to constme the act, as to suppress the mischief and advance the remedy. An instance may be specified in...
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The Letters of Junius, Volume 2

Junius - Great Britain - 1810
...what " remedy the Parliament hath provided to cure this inis" chief. It is the business of the judges so to construe the " act, as to suppress the mischief and advance the re" medy." Blackitonc, i. 'J~ • \ " writ, or virtutc officii* ;" consequently the superior courts...
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Junius: Including Letters by the Same Writer, Under Other Signatures, (now ...

Junius, John Mason Good - Great Britain - 1812
...and what remedy the parliament hath provided to cure this mischief. It is the business of the judges so to construe the act, as to suppress the mischief and advance the remedy." tute, are declared not replevisable, he constantly uses the words not bailable.~" That outlaws, for...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 15

Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals, William Munford - Law reports, digests, etc - 1812
...that it is the business of Judges to know the mischief which the statute was meant to remedy, and " so to construe the act as to suppress the mischief, and advance the reCo) i si Com. medy :"(«) a construction which leaves the mischief in full force and unredressed,...
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Junius: Including Letters by the Same Writer, Under Other Signatures, (now ...

Junius - Great Britain - 1813
...and what remedy the parliament hath provided to cure this mischief. It is the business of the judges so to construe the act, as to suppress the mischief and advance the reme. Ły."—Blachsta-.r, 1. 67. Bench. The words of the statute certainly do not extend tp the judges...
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An Alphabetical Digest of the Public Statute Law of South-Carolina, Volume 1

Joseph Brevard, South Carolina - Law - 1814
...points are to be considered ; the old law, the mischief, and the remedy. It is the business of judges so to construe the act as to suppress the mischief and advance the remedy. Penal statutes must be construed strictly, and statutes against fraud, liberally and beneficially....
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