The word person and statutes employing it.
- They is the results I found after reseaching the word person. What a eye opener.Jerry
Church of Scientology v. U.S. Dept. of Justice (1979) 612 F.2d 417, 425.,
“the word “person” in legal terminology is perceived as a general word which normally includes in its scope a variety of entities other than human beings.” Appellant has stated and documented from the beginning that he is a natural and sovereign “citizen” of the state of Michigan and is a living and breathing human being.
Will v. Michigan Dept. of State Police, 491 U.S. 58 (1989), at 72,
“the word “persons” is ordinarily construed to exclude the sovereign;”
Wilson v. Omaha Tribe, 442 U.S. 653, 667 (1979),
“The court invokes, first the “often-expressed understanding” that “in common usage, the term ‘person’ does not include the sovereign, [and] statutes employing the [word] are ordinarily construed to exclude it.”
United States v Cooper Corp., 312 U.S. 600, 604 (1941),
“in common usage, the term ‘person’ does not include the sovereign, [and] statues employing the [word] are ordinarily construed to exclude it.”