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Law in a Nutshell: Legislative Law & Process

  • Edition : 3rd ed., 2007
  • Author(s) : Davies
    • ISBN: 9780314167514
    • SKU: 50026
    • Condition: New
    • Format: Paperback


    List Price: $60.00

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This Law in a Nutshell: Legislative Law & Process describes what turns emotions into effective legislative bills. It explains the process used by legislative institutions to refine ideas. It examines the tactics used by advocates to speed up or hinder legislation. It explores the dynamic life of legislative law after enactment, including how agencies, local governments, and businesses use the statutes, and how citizens, lawyers, and courts adjust them to fit life's realities.

Features and Benefits include:
Explains legislative process;
Illustrates how bills are made;
Provides perspective on legislative power;
Examines constitutional tests of, and rules aimed at, legislation;
Fundamentals of statutory interpretation;
Overviews lawmaking roles of courts and legislatures;
Answer exam questions quickly and accurately.

Table of Contents includes:
The Legislative Process;
Making a Bill;
Perspectives on Legislative Power;
Impact of Constitutions;
Statutory Interpretations.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.