CHANROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
US LAWS, STATUTES and CODES : Chan Robles Virtual Law Library USA Supreme Court Decisions | Resolutions : Chan Robles Virtual Law Library

ChanRobles™ Virtual Law Library™ | chanrobles.com™   
Main Index Repository of Laws, Statutes and Codes Latest Philippine Supreme Court Decisions Chan Robles Virtual Law Library Latest Legal Updates Philippine Legal Resources Significant Philippine Legal Resources Worldwide Legal Resources Philippine Supreme Court Decisions United States Legal Resources United States Supreme Court Jurisprudence ChanRobles LawTube - Social Network

ChanRobles Internet Bar Review : www.chanroblesbar.com DebtKollect Company, Inc. - Debt Collection Firm Intellectual Property Division - Chan Robles Law Firm

Philippine Supreme Court DecisionsChanRobles On-Line Bar Review

google search for chanrobles.comSearch for www.chanrobles.com


MCKEE V. UNITED STATES, 164 U. S. 287 (1896)

Subscribe to Cases that cite 164 U. S. 287 RSS feed for this section

U.S. Supreme Court

McKee v. United States, 164 U.S. 287 (1896)

McKee v. United States

No. 131

Argued November 3, 1896

Decided November 30, 1896

164 U.S. 287

Syllabus

The last clause of § 4 of the Act of March 2, 1891, c. 496, 26 Stat. 822, entitled

"An act to credit and pay to the several states and territories and the District of Columbia all moneys collected under the direct tax levied by the Act of Congress approved August 6, 1861,"

does not refer to or cover the cases of those owners who are mentioned in the first clause of the same section.

Brewer v. Blougher, 14 Pet. 178, affirmed to the point that it is the duty of the Court, in construing a statute, to ascertain the meaning of the legislature from the words used in it and from the subject matter to which it relates, and to restrain its meaning within narrower limits than its words import if satisfied that the literal meaning of its language would extend to cases which the legislature never designed to embrace in it.

The case is stated in the opinion.





Back
ChanRobles™ LawTube

google search for chanrobles.com Search for www.chanrobles.com


Supreme Court Decisions Philippine Supreme Court DecisionsUS Supreme Court Decisions



www.chanrobles.us




QUICK SEARCH

cralaw

Browse By ->> Volume


cralaw

Browse By ->> Year


cralaw

  Copyright © ChanRobles Publishing Company | Disclaimer | E-mail Restrictions
ChanRobles™ Virtual Law Library | chanrobles.com™
 
RED