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April 28, 2010


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Stephen Schweizer

It might be helpful if legislators specified the relevant interpretive community when they drafted a statute. I know of one example where this has been done: the patent code refers to a "person having ordinary skill in the art," and the legal fiction is used for many purposes in patent law.

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