Category Archives: Canons of Statutory Construction

South Carolina Statutory Construction Cases

Posts over the past several weeks have annotated with South Carolina law the canons of textual construction that Justice Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner identified in their book, Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts.

These annotations are now gathered together and hyperlinked — Statutory Construction Cases. You may also view them after the jump –  Continue reading

Statutory Construction Canons with SC Citations – X

This is the tenth post annotating with South Carolina law the canons of construction that Justice Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner describe in Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts. This post describes how South Carolina handles what the book on page xvii describes as falsities. Continue reading

Statutory Construction Canons with SC Citations – IX

This is the ninth post that annotates with South Carolina law the statutory construction canons described in the book, Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts. This post quotes the six stabilizing canons from page xvi of the book, followed by the South Carolina citations. Continue reading

Statutory Construction Canons with SC Citations – VIII

This post continues to annotate with South Carolina law cannons of construction that Justice Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner describe in their book, Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts. This post quotes the canons from pages xv and xvi of the book, followed by the South Carolina annotations. Continue reading