Legislative Drafting Step-by-Step

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Carolina Academic Press #ad - In short, this concise, user-friendly guide seeks to de-mystify legislative drafting. Legislative drafting step-by-step includes the following:- A five-step framework for analysis to guide the drafter in converting any legislative proposal into an actual bill, resolution, or amendment. Easy-to-learn rules to carry out each step of drafting.

More than 150 examples of draft legislative language. 19 charts and tables illustrating the text. 9 drafting exercises, together with the answers, to test drafting skills. A description of the United States legislative process, as viewed by a legislative drafter. 16 house and senate bill, resolution, and amendment forms.

Legislative Drafting Step-by-Step #ad - Legislative drafting step-by-step is designed to assist legislators, their staffs, and all who read or write legislation to better understand the basics of legislative drafting and the important role that well written legislation plays in promoting the rule of law. This ''how to'' book untangles the web of confusion and technical detail that surrounds legislative drafting and presents drafting in an easy-to-understand way.

In so doing, legislative drafting is shown to be a fun, intellectually engaging endeavor and not an intimidating prospect to be dreaded. To this end, this guide may be used either as an essential reference tool for any office drafting legislation or as an introduction to legislative drafting for anyone seeking to learn the craft.

Legislative drafting Step-by-Step is copublished by the International Law Institute.

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Congressional Procedures and the Policy Process Tenth Edition NULL

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CQ Press #ad - Congressional procedures and the policy process examines the entire arc of the legislative process—from a bill’s introduction, to its signature into law, to congressional review of the law’s administrative implementation—and the many procedural pitfalls that exist along the way. Oleszek and new co-authors Mark Oleszek, Elizabeth Rybicki, and Bill Heniff, Jr.

Congressional Procedures and the Policy Process Tenth Edition NULL #ad - . Do not shy away from the complexity of the topic, yet they ensure that the operations of Congress are clearly explained. Through an array of interesting examples, and the authors’ personal anecdotes, case studies, this definitive work delivers timely explanation and analysis of the nation’s premier lawmaking institution.

Author Walter J.

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The Legislative Process, Statutory Interpretation, and Administrative Agencies

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Carolina Academic Press #ad - This casebook is designed for a class on legislation, statutory interpretation, and regulation. After reading this text, the role that agencies play both in regulating and in interpreting statutes, students should understand how statutes are enacted and interpreted, and the breadth of arguments that are available to lawyers that master this topic.

It uses a combination of highly edited cases and problems to help students explore the practice of these three areas of law, with a strong emphasis on statutory interpretation. The book begins by introducing the legislative process, moves to explore in detail statutory interpretation, and ends with an introduction to the administrative state.

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Wills Trusts & Estates, Tenth Edition Connected Casebook Aspen Casebook

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Aspen Publishers #ad - Practice questions quiz yourself before class and prep for your exam in the Study Center. Highlight, take notes in the margins, and search the full text to quickly find coverage of legal topics. Hailed as one of the best casebooks in legal education, notes, thoughtful analysis, the text combines interesting cases, images, and a clear organization for an excellent teaching tool.

Retaining the late jesse dukeminier s blend of wit, case documents, illustrations, erudition, the Tenth Edition uses cartoons, and playfulness, and photographs to provide visual commentary that augments the wide-ranging cases and other readings. Practice questions fromexamples & explanations, emanuel Law Outlines, Emanuel Law in a Flashflashcards, and other best-selling study aid series help you study for exams while tracking your strengths and weaknesses to help optimize your study time.

A thorough teacher s manual with a comprehensive transition guide provides a complete teaching summary of all materials in the book. Hodges and refreshed treatment of inheritance rights for cohabiting unmarried partners updated and expanded coverage of wealth and income inequality refreshed treatment, including new case law and statutory developments on directed trusts, with updated case law, waiver of fiduciary duties, so access your enhanced e-book anytime, and trust investment law Revised treatment of creditor rights to beneficial interests in trust, with attention to choice-of-law rules and growing statutory recognition of self-settled asset protection trusts CasebookConnectfeatures: ONLINE E-BOOK Law school comes with a lot of reading, on undue influence Attention to new case law and statutory developments in will execution and reformation of wills for mistake Revised and clarified coverage of revocable trusts and other nonprobate transfers and the difficult relationship of state wealth transfer law with federal pension law Updated treatment of trust fiduciary law, anywhere to keep up with your coursework.

Wills Trusts & Estates, Tenth Edition Connected Casebook Aspen Casebook #ad - This casebook is not only fun to read, but fun for professors to teach. Casebookconnect offers you what you need most to be successful in your law school classes portability, meaningful feedback, and greater efficiency. The outline tool automatically populates your notes and highlights from the e-book into an editable format to accelerate your outline creation and increase study time later in the semester.

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Guidelines for Drafting and Editing Legislation

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RosePen Books #ad - Garner elucidates his blackletter principles with statutory rewrites from all 50 states as well as from federal statutes. The foreward by harriet lansing, president of the uniform law commission, the pages of our statute books, says of Garner's work: "With these Guidelines--with his earlier booklet on court rules--Bryan Garner has made an incomparable contribution to clarity and coherence in the halls of our legislatures, and the everyday world of all people as we try to plan our lives and predict legal consequences.

". The exmaples show stunning improvements. They also underscore the degree to which legislative drafters have neglected many long-standing principles of legal drafting. Together the the book's extensive bibliography, these quotations place Garner's principles into a historical context. Commissioned by the uniform Law Commission, Garner's work here represents another in his string of first-rate reference books.

Guidelines for Drafting and Editing Legislation #ad - In the back of the book are two model statutes plus a typically poor statute annotated to explain its deficiencies. He demonstrates how legislation can be streamlined, simplified, and clarified. This new garner title consolidates into one set of covers all the best advice on legislative drafting. No legislative drafter should be without it.

Throughout the book appear shaded boxes containing timeless quotations from leading commentators on legislative drafting from the 18th century to the present day.

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Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law Aspen Casebook

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Wolters Kluwer #ad - Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law Aspen Casebook #ad - Ethical problems in the practice of law, Fourth Edition is a problem-based casebook with a contemporary and thoughtful approach to challenging ethical dilemmas, encouraging deep analysis and lively class discussion. Thoroughly updated, and raising capital for law firms by crowdfundingexpanded coverage of the post-recession changes in the legal professiondiscussion of the implications for confidentiality of employer monitoring of employees, government monitoring of electronic communications, and hacking of law firm computer systemsDeeper coverage of ethical issues for prosecutorsLerman/Schrag/Gupta Model Rules supplement includes 115 practice questions and detailed answers to help students prepare for the MPRE, and relationships between lawyers and judgesUp-to-date discussions of how the Internet is affecting law practice, including the use of e-mail, blogging, and numerous new examples of recent cases of lawyer misconductSix new problems on conflicts of interest, a criminal defense lawyer s duty to investigate, prosecutorial investigations, social media, the Fourth Edition presents:Recent changes to the Model Rules and other new developments in the law governing lawyers, and a selection of provisions from the state ethics codes that diverge from the Model Rules for comparative analysis Hardcover casebook.

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Insurance Law and Regulation, 6th University Casebook Series

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Foundation Press #ad - Hardcover casebook. This casebook, contains extensive material on insurance contract formation and interpretation; insurance regulation; insurable interest and liability for bad-faith breach; property, which has been used as the principal text in more than one hundred law schools, life, health, and disability insurance; commercial general liability and directors & officers liability insurance; auto insurance; and reinsurance.

The casebook gives equal emphasis to personal and commercial insurance, and reprints within the relevant chapters four standard-form insurance policies. There is new material on the interpretation of ambiguities, the Affordable Care Act, directors & officers insurance, insurance regulation, and excess coverage.

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Plain English for Drafting Statutes and Rules

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LexisNexis #ad - The book begins with a history of the Plain English movement. There are chapters on rules governing the structure of a bill or regulation. Hardcover casebook. The text describes the process by which rules and statutes are drafted and passed at the federal, state and local level. It is now more important than ever for those who draft statutes and rules to be able to make them as readable and understandable as possible.

Plain English for Drafting Statutes and Rules #ad - Martineau, Jr. As co-author, has prepared a guide for drafting a statute or rule in Plain English. The authors then present specific rules of good drafting, with a variety of examples. The teacher's manual for plain english for Drafting Statutes and Rules contains a series of poor drafting examples of each type of drafting error to be given to students to improve.

For the third time, professor Robert Martineau, now joined by his son Robert J. The manual then contains the authors' approach to improving each example. Used book in Good Condition.

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Drafting Contracts: How & Why Lawyers Do What They Do, Second Edition Aspen Coursebook

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Wolters Kluwer Law & Business #ad - An eagerly anticipated second edition of this established and highly regarded text teaches the key practice skill of contract drafting, with emphasis on how to incorporate the business deal into the contract and add value to the client's deal. Features: more exercises throughout the book, including examples of well-drafted boilerplate provisions more detailed examples of proper way to use shall Multiple well-drafted contracts with annotations Revised Aircraft Purchase Agreement exercise to focus on key issues, incorporating More precedents for use in exercises Exercises designed to teach students how to read and analyze a contract progressively more difficult and sophisticated New, multi-draft exercises involving a variety of business contracts New and refreshed examples, along with precedents on how to draft the action sections and the endgame sections.

. Expanded explanations of endgame provisions, along with examples and new exercises Hardcover casebook. Used book in Good Condition.

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Civil Rights Actions: Enforcing the Constitution University Casebook Series

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Foundation Press #ad - Of social Services. It also provides an introduction to actions under other reconstruction civil rights Acts §§ 1981, and 1985, 1982, under modern statutes such as Title VII and Title IX which add sex discrimination to previously prohibited grounds of discrimination, and to structural reform litigation usually undertaken in the form of class actions.

This casebook provides the most complete treatment available of constitutional tort actions under 42 U. S. C. Hardcover casebook. Dept. Used book in Good Condition. The fourth edition also explores the relation of § 1983 to the Eleventh Amendment, qualified immunity, and the award of attorney’s fees. 1983 and Bivens.

Civil Rights Actions: Enforcing the Constitution University Casebook Series #ad - The elaborate doctrines of official immunity are examined in detail, as is the possibility of direct governmental liability under Monell v.

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The Law of Debtors and Creditors: Text, Cases, and Problems Aspen Casebook

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Wolters Kluwer #ad - Features: forty problem sets featuring the realistic questions a lawyer considers in confronting the statutory provisions for a bankruptcy case explanatory text makes bankruptcy law accessible to students and easier to teach organized functionally, the revised Seventh Edition presents: expanded coverage of business bankruptcy topics corporate governance in bankruptcy bankruptcy sales discussion of recent Supreme Court cases on bankruptcy, particularly helpful to newer professors Thoroughly updated, as a bankruptcy case would unfold logical and sensible separates consumer bankruptcy from business bankruptcy provides greater clarity permits professors to select depth of coverage an excellent Teacher s Manual, including Stern v.

Used book in Good Condition. Explanatory text throughout makes bankruptcy law accessible to students and easier to teach. The material is organized functionally as a bankruptcy case would unfold making the presentation logical and sensible. One of the leading casebooks in the field, The Law of Debtors and Creditors features forty problem sets with realistic questions a lawyer considers in confronting the statutory provisions for a bankruptcy case.

The Law of Debtors and Creditors: Text, Cases, and Problems Aspen Casebook #ad - Marshall. The seventh edition produces expanded coverage of business bankruptcy topics such as corporate governance in bankruptcy and bankruptcy sales. Discussion of over a half-dozen recent Supreme Court cases on bankruptcy includes Stern v. Marshall adjustments to teaching approach to means test and other 2005 amendment topics to reflect existing law and practice Hardcover casebook.

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