United States Code Service, Lawyers Edition. LexisNexis. Titles 1-54, Constitution, Indexes. Complete set, in 292 books, including 4 volume General Index, with all revised volumes current through April 2016 pocket part supplements. Ex-library without any stamps or labels, a very good to excellent set. Publisher's Price USD 3,572. Special $995. * Provides comprehensive annotated coverage of the entire U.S. Code, U.S. Constitution, Federal Rules of Civil, Criminal, Bankruptcy and Appellate Procedure, the Federal Rules of Evidence, as well as the procedural rules of the major agencies, major treaties, and selected uncodified laws. USCS is the only U.S. Code set based on the Statutes at Large, which the courts have consistently ruled to be the controlling language when it differs from the codified statutes in the U.S. Code. See 1 USCS 204. The U.S. Supreme Court stated in Stephan v. United States, 319 U.S. 423 (1943) that "The very meaning of prima facie is that the Code cannot prevail over the Statutes at Large when the two are inconsistent." This statement has been cited consistently by the courts in years since, and a lower court decision was actually reversed by the Court in United States Nat'l. Bank v. Independent Ins. Agents of Am., 508 U.S. 439 (1993) because it used the U.S. Code instead of the Statutes at Large. When there is a discrepancy between the U.S. Code and the Statutes at Large, the Statutes at Large always wins.
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