Statutes At Large

Statutes at Large in the United States A bound volume of slip laws or laws enacted by Congress. See slip laws (in this encyclopedia). The Statutes at Large have been codified into the United States Code. U.S. Statutes at Large: a permanent Evidence Every law, public and private, ever […]

Parol Evidence Rule

Parol Evidence Rule in the United States UCC Parol Evidence Rule: ◦ Is contract ‘final’ writing? ◦ If so, it can’t be contradicted, but it can be supplemented. (thus, in Gianni, evidence as to the promise of the exclusive right to sell beverages would be admissible). ◦ Under Materson v. […]

List of American Legal Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

List of American Legal Dictionaries and Encyclopedias in the United States List of Print American Legal Dictionaries and Encyclopedias The American Law Dictionary (1991) Ballentine’s Law Dictionary (1994) Ballentine’s Legal Dictionary and Thesaurus (1995) Bieber’s Dictionary of Legal […]

Owen Wister

Owen Wister in United States Owen Wister (1860-1938), American writer, was born in Philadelphia July 14 1860. He was a grandson of Frances Anne Kemble. On graduating from Harvard in 1882 he intended to devote himself to music. He went abroad for study; but ill-health forced him to return to […]

Libraries: Presidential Secrecy and the Law

Libraries: Presidential Secrecy and the Law in the United States Robert M. Pallitto and William G. Weaver, Presidential Secrecy and the Law (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007) demonstrates that there is a long history predating what “W,” Cheney, Ashcroft, Gonzales, and Rove […]