Law: Uniformity

Uniformity of the law is the aim and hope of the legal student. A step in that direction is the gradual centralization of the lawmaking power in the Federal Government. This development, however, conflicts with deeprooted conviction as to states' rights; and most lawyers look with more satisfaction to the growth of uniformity by the adoption of uniform laws by the different states. Today, every state has adopted one or more of the uniform laws drafted and recommended by the Commission on Uniform State Laws—a body of distinguished jurists, lawyers and law...

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