Gavel no Scalpel

March 3, 2014

  • 361 Statutes
  • 361III Construction
  • 361III(C) Clarity and Ambiguity; Multiple Meanings
  • 361k1107 Absence of Ambiguity; Application of Clear or Unambiguous Statute or Language
  • 361k1108 k. In General.

361 StatutesIn construing a statute, “judicial surgery” of the kind entertained when seeking to remedy external ambiguity is not warranted when a plausible and unambiguous internal reading is available.

In Re Walker, 502 B.R. 324 (Bankr. N.D. Ill. 2013)

Suggested by Barbara A. Bozonie, Principal Attorney Editor; Thomson Reuters; Eagan, MN