Materials on Legislation: Political Language and the Political Process

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Foundation Press Thomson/West, 2009 - Law - 1271 pages
This authoritative discussion of legislation and the political process covers the subject in depth, from legislative history to interpretation; text and context; compromise; and legislative action and inaction after passage of legislation. Expert commentary, case studies, case notes, and examples explain points under consideration. Thought-provoking questions hone students' legal reasoning and help ensure comprehension.

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THE HISTORY AND THEORY or SrATUToRY INTERPRETATION
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William D. Popkin is Walter W. Foskett Professor of Law at Indiana University and author of Materials on Legislation: Political Language and the Political Process.

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