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" ... penal laws are to be construed strictly is perhaps not much less old than construction itself. It is founded on the tenderness of the law for the rights of individuals, and on the plain principle that the power of punishment is vested in the legislative,... "
United States Supreme Court Reports - Página 42
por United States. Supreme Court - 1910
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The Northwestern Reporter, Volumen149

1915
...Legislature, not in the judicial department. It is the Legislature, not the court, which is to define crime and ordain its punishment. It is said that, notwithstanding this rule, the intention of the lawmakers must govern in the construction of penal as well as other statutes. This is true, but this...
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Illustrative Cases on Criminal Law

William Ephraim Mikell - 1915 - 268 páginas
...principle that the power of punishment is vested in the legislative, not in the judicial department. It is the legislature, not the court, which is to define a crime and ordain its punishment. * * * The intention of the legislature is to be collected from the words they employ. Where there is...
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United States Circuit Courts of Appeals Reports: With Key-number Annotations ...

1915
...said by Chief Justice Marshall in United States v. Wiltberger, 5 Wheat. 76, 95 (5 L. Ed. 37) : "It is the Legislature, not the court, which is to define a crime, and ordain its punishment" 1n Carter v. McClaughry, 183 US 365, 394, 22 Sup. Ct. 181, 193 (46 L. Ed. 236), Captain Oberlin M....
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A Digest of Decisions Including Dicta Under the Federal Safety Appliance and ...

Otis Beall Kent - 1915 - 281 páginas
...settled that "though penal laws are to be construed strictly, yet the intention of the legislature must govern in the construction of penal as well as other statutes; and they are not to be construed so strictly as to defeat the obvious intention of the legislature."...
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Federal Statutes Annotated: Containing All the Laws of the United ..., Volumen1

United States - 1916
...v. Wiltberger, 5 Wheat. 95, 5 US (L. ed.) 37, above cited, Chief Justice Marshall merely said that " the intention of the lawmaker must govern in the construction of penal as well as other statutes," and that penal laws " are not to be construed so strictly as to defeat the obvious intention of the...
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Richey's Federal Employers' Liability, Safety Appliance, and Hours of ...

Homer Richey, Daunis McBride - 1916 - 795 páginas
...settled that 'though penal laws are to be construed strictly, yet the intention of the legislature must govern in the construction of penal as well as other statutes ; and they are not to be construed so strictly as to defeat the obvious intention of the legislature:...
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An Index-digest of Decisions Under the Federal Safety Appliance Acts: Act of ...

Otis Beall Kent - 1919 - 294 páginas
...settled that " though penal laws are to be construed strictly, yet the intention of the legislature must govern in the construction of penal as well as other statutes; and they are not to be construed so strictly as to defeat the obvious intention of the legislature...
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The Florida Digest Annotated: A Complete Digest of All Florida Decisions ...

John Wurts, Edward Franklin White - 1921
...the subject and object of the article. Marasso v. Van Pelt, 77 Fla. 432, 81 So. 529. (1920). It is the legislature, not the court, which is to define a crime, and ordain its punishment. Bradley v. State, — Fla. — , 84 So. 677. (1921). The court will not intertere with the administration...
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Reports of Cases Determined by the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volumen282

Missouri. Supreme Court - 1921
...legislative intent. "But though penal laws are to be construed strictly, yet the intention of the Legislature must govern in the construction of penal as well as other statutes, and they are not to be construed so strictly as to defeat the obvious intention of the Legislature."...
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Naval Digest: Containing Digests of Selected Decisions of the Secretay of ...

United States. Navy. Office of the Judge Advocate General - 1921 - 674 páginas
...90. Same—" But though penal laws arc to be construed strictly, yet the intention of the legislature must govern in the construction of penal as well as other statutes, and they are not to be construed so strictly as to defeat the obvious intention of the legislature."...
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