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Law -- Interpretation and construction

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on the interpretation of statutes and other laws. Works on the legislative process are entered under Legislation. Works on legislative enactments as a source of law, as distinct from constitutional law or from the law arising from judicial or administrative decisions are entered under Statutes. General works on law or legal systems as well as collections of statutes not limited to a specific topic are entered under Law with local subdivision, as appropriate.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Anthony Taussig collection of English legal manuscripts

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 184
Overview: A collection of approximately 400 manuscript items, including letters; letterbooks; copies of statutes, pleadings, opinions and precedents; King's Bench reports; abridgments and commonplace books of cases; and other papers, documenting the development and practice of English law and the evolution of the English legal system from the thirteenth into the twentieth century. Included are an early copy of Henry de Bracton's De legibus Anglie; a fourteenth-century pocket compilation of "Statuta...
Dates: [circa 1280-1956]

Edward R. Becker papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1929
Overview: The collection comprises the papers of Judge Edward R. Becker, who served both with the United States District Court of Eastern Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. His papers include correspondence, court memorandums, other court-related documents, speeches, subject files, programs and fliers, and newspaper and journal clippings, mainly related to cases over which he presided. Materials cover from 1943 to 2006, with the bulk from 1972 to 2006.
Dates: 1943-2006