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Legislative Process

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Edition: 4th ed., 2015
Author(s): Mikva, Lane, Gerhardt
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Once again, expert authors Mikva and Lane draw on their considerable experience to explore and explain the legislative institutions and processes of the United States. Legislative Process offers a current and comprehensive examination about the realities of how law is made. Here are just a few reasons why so many choose this distinctive casebook:
Effective use of primary materials, including bills and statutes, committee reports and debates, legislative rules, Constitutional provisions and legislative authorities, and cases;
Practical and process-oriented approach shows students what happens, plus how it happens, step-by-step;
Historical focus gives context to the topics and perspective to current legislative enactments.

Table of Contents includes:
The Age of Statutes;
The Anatomy of a Statute;
The Structures and Processes of American Legislatures;
The Functions and Procedures of Legislative Committees;
The Enactment of Legislation;
Representativeness: The Electorate;
Representativeness: Elections, Qualifications, Representative Duties;
Accessibility;
Deliberateness;
An Introduction to Statutory Interpretation;
The Applicability of Plain Meaning;
Resolving Ambiguities.

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Author Mikva, Lane, Gerhardt
ISBN 9781454835295
Edition 4th ed., 2015
Publisher Aspen Publishing