West Headnote of the Day – May 20, 2010

May 20, 2010

West's Key 361 Statutes
West's Key 361VI Construction and Operation
West's Key 361VI(A) General Rules of Construction
West's Key 361k176 k. Judicial Authority and Duty.

361 StatutesBuilding fiction on fiction is the job of novelists writing sequels, not that of judges trying to apply the words of a statute in a common sense way.
HMG/Courtland Properties, Inc. v. Gray, 729 A.2d 300 (Del. Ch. 1999)

Suggested by Susan Audey; Tucker Ellis & West LLP; Cleveland, OH