9780314233301

Legislation

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  • ISBN13:

    9780314233301

  • ISBN10:

    031423330X

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-06-01
  • Publisher: West Group

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Summary

Contains an introduction to legislation; descriptive and normative theories of legislation, including procedural theories of legislation, pluralism and interest groups, and institutional theories of legislation; Title VII: interpretive issues and political theories, the Supreme Court's decision in Griggs, affirmative action United States Steelworkers of America v. Weber and Johnson v. Transportation Agency, Santa Clara County; legislative drafting; representational structures, structures of legislative deliberation; statutes as a source of public policy in the United States; theories of statutory interpretation; doctrines of statutory interpretation; and the implementation of statutes.

Table of Contents

Preface v
Table of Cases
xxi
An Introduction to Legislation
1(120)
The Story of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Procedures of Statute-Creation
2(45)
Descriptive and Normative Theories of Legislation
47(34)
Title VII: Interpretive Issues and Political Theories
81(40)
Representational Structures
121(146)
Electoral Structures and Equality Values
123(66)
Eligibility To Serve in the Legislature
189(38)
Structures of Campaign Finance
227(40)
Structures of Legislative Deliberation
267(114)
Regulating ``Corrupt'' Deliberation
269(16)
Lobbying
285(42)
Rules Facilitating Legislative Deliberation
327(54)
Due Process of Lawmaking
381(118)
Structural Due Process
382(35)
The Federal Congressional Budget Process
417(66)
Other Congressional Structures
483(16)
Direct Democracy as an Alternative to Republican Government
499(60)
A Brief Overview of Direct Democracy
499(6)
Popular Lawmaking and the Constitution
505(42)
Recall
547(12)
Statutes as a Source of Public Policy in the United States (Theories of Legisprudence)
559(110)
Statutes as Principled Law (Legisprudence from Blackstone to Legal Process)
560(39)
Legisprudence and Statutory Doctrine: Vertical versus Horizontal Coherence in Statutory Law
599(35)
Retroactivity of Statutes
634(35)
Theories of Statutory Interpretation
669(148)
From Eclecticism to Systematic Theory, 1892-1938
671(19)
Legal Process Theories of Interpretation
690(52)
Current Debates in Statutory Interpretation
742(75)
Doctrines of Statutory Interpretation
817(282)
Rules, Presumptions, and Canons of Statutory Interpretation
818(102)
Extrinsic Sources of Statutory Interpretation
920(141)
Administrative Referents for Interpretation
1061(38)
Implementation of Statutes
1099
Law Implementation in the Administrative State
1100(29)
Congressional Control over Statutory Implementation
1129(45)
The Supreme Court and the President in Statutory Implementation
1174
Appendices and Index
Appendix A. The Constitution of the United States
1(18)
Appendix B. The Rehnquit Court's Canons of Statutory Interpretation
19(8)
Appendix C. Problem on the Interpretation and Constitutionality of Ballot Measures
27(12)
Index
39

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