Cases and Materials on Legislation: Statutes and the Creation of Public Policy

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West Group, Jan 1, 2001 - Law - 1238 pages
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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.

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Contents

An Introduction to Legislation
1
Descriptive and Normative Theories of Legislation
47
Interpretive Issues and Political Theories
81
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William N. Eskridge, Jr., is Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center and the author, most recently, of "The Case for Same-Sex Marriage: From Sexual Liberty to Civilized Commitment".

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