Legislation, statutory interpretation, and election law : examples & explanations [ebook] /

"Brief Description of Book: The book covers the fields of Legislation, Statutory Interpretation, and Election Law, including campaign finance, redistricting, and voting rights. It offers student questions and sample answers to help prepare for essay examinations. Audience: The book is appropria...

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Main Author: Hasen, Richard L. (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Wolters Kluwer, [2020]
Edition:Second edition
Series:Examples & explanations series
Online Access:http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?URL=http://ebooks.aspenlaw.com/product/examples-explanations-for-legislation-statutory-interpretation-election-law
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Table of Contents:
  • How a bill becomes a law : from Schoolhouse Rock to vetogates and unorthodox lawmaking
  • Regulating legislators
  • Lobbying, bribery, and external legislative influence
  • Direct democracy
  • Theories and practice of statutory interpretation
  • Canons of statutory interpretation
  • Legislative history
  • Agency interpretation : statutory interpretation in the administrative state
  • The right to vote, representation, and redistricting
  • Political parties, partisan gerrymandering, and political competition
  • The Voting Rights Act, race, and redistricting
  • Election administration
  • Introduction to campaign finance : spending limits from Buckley to Citizens United and beyond
  • Campaign contribution limits from Buckley to McCutcheon and beyond
  • Campaign finance disclosure
  • Public financing