Statutory Interpretation - Crim

1L Criminal Law Clas

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Vagueness Doctrine
A person is denied due process of the law if convicted for a violation of a statute that lacks...
Rule of Lenity
If statute has conflicting reasonable interpretations, then should be interpreted against the...
Clear Statement Rule
When a statute contains a common law term, the presumption is that a term retains its common...
What do courts look at when interpreting statute?
Legislative historyExpression of another is the exclusion of the other.Of the Same Kind: General...

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