The Practice Book And Section 1-2z–Not!

This post is another in a series of Dan Klau mini-tirades against the judicial application of General Statutes § 1-2z–the statutory “plain meaning rule”–to legal texts that are not statutes.  As I have said before, and now say once again, the plain language of § 1-2z makes clear that it only applies to statutes.  Thus, it does not apply to administrative regulations, local ordinances or, in my opinion, the Practice Book.  Yet the state Supreme Court appears to disagree.

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