ISBN-10:
0735576629
ISBN-13:
2900735576628
Pub. Date:
04/17/2009
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Legislative Process, Third Edition / Edition 3

Legislative Process, Third Edition / Edition 3

by Mikva

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ISBN-13: 2900735576628
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Publication date: 04/17/2009
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 940
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments
About the Authors

PART I. Introduction: Legislatures and Statutes

Chapter 1. The Age of Statutes
Chapter 2. The Anatomy and Publication of Statutes
Chapter 3. The Interpretation of Statutes

PART II. The Exercise of the Lawmaking Power

Chapter 4. The Structures and Processes of American Legislatures
Chapter 5. The Functions and Procedures of Legislative Committees
Chapter 6. The Enactment of Legislation

PART III. The Legitimizing Characteristics of American Legislatures

Chapter 7. Representativeness — The Electorate
Chapter 8. Representativeness — Elections, Qualifications, Representative Duties
Chapter 9. Accessibility
Chapter 10. Deliberativeness

PART IV. Establishing the Meaning of a Statute

Chapter 11. The Applicability of Plain Meaning
Chapter 12. Resolving Ambiguities

Table of Cases
Bibliography
Index

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