No, More Tequila

No more tequila…. Is VERY different than “No, MORE tequila.”  One little comma can have a big difference in interpretation and meaning

Statutory Interpretation CLE for Attorneys

The rules of statutory interpretation can be powerful tools in crafting creative & persuasive legal arguments if you are skilled enough to know how to properly deploy them.

Plain Meaning vs. Ambiguity

Greg Overstreet will show you how these rules can benefit your client’s case, describe the two forks: plain meaning vs. ambiguity and provide the practical application of common canons of statutory interpretation. To access the course please click here: No, More Tequila: Using Statutory Interpretation to Your Clients Advantage.

In this CLE Greg will cover:

* The four main tests

* Mind set + body of law

* Regulations & ordinances

* Specific controls the general

* “Plain meaning”

* Resolving the ambiguity legislative history & record

* Grammar & language

* Surrounding language

* Order of enactment

* Mistake

* Shall & may

* Conditions & limitations

* Previous interpretations

* Extrinsic aids to interpretation

* Case law & common law

* Practical takeaways

Greg Overstreet – Statutory Expert in Boots

A lawyer in boots, Greg Overstreet has practiced law for 28 years. He has a general civil practice, provides mediation services and serves as local counsel assisting attorneys from outside Montana.

This CLE course is offered in the following states:

* Alaska (AK)

* Alabama (AL)

* Arizona (AZ)

* California (CA)

* Connecticut (CT)

* District of Columbia (DC)

* Illinois (IL)

* Maryland (MD)

* Massachusetts (MA)

* Michigan (MI)

* Missouri (MO)

* New Hampshire (NH)

* New Jersey (NJ)

* New York (NY)

* North Dakota (ND)

* Pennsylvania (PA)

* South Dakota (SD)

* Vermont (VT)

New York CLE

Attorney Credits offers CLE for attorneys in California and around the country. For more information about CLE in California please click the following link: CA CLE.