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Legislative intent

Asa V. Call Law Library. Reference Dept.

Legislative intent

a selective bibliography of legal periodicals, 1895 to 1977

by Asa V. Call Law Library. Reference Dept.

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Published by University of Southern California Law Center in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legislative histories -- Bibliography.,
  • Law -- Interpretation and construction -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by U.S.C. Reference staff.
    SeriesAsa V. Call Law Library bibliography series -- no. 78.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 leaves.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14539100M

      Researching Legislative Intent: A Practical Guide is the first comprehensive resource that guides researchers through this complex task. Starting with the history of the use of legislative intent in the courts and an overview of the legislative process, this book then provides detailed descriptions of the sources available to compile a Author: Susan Barker, Erica Anderson. This book argues that in enacting a statute the well-formed legislature forms and acts on a detailed intention, which is the legislative intent. The foundation of the argument is an analysis of how the members of purposive groups act together by way of common 5/5(2).

    Legislative history also may include vetoes and other action by the governor. If a bill is still in committee at the end of a session, it dies and its history ends there for the session or entire two-year Legislature. Legislative intent is the purpose of a bill or an act. Intent is . Sifting for Legislative Intent Language in a Legislative History. In determining congressional intent the greatest weight is almost always accorded to the plain meaning of a statute. Legislative histories to laws are used to help clarify the meaning of a statute, especially when that meaning is in doubt.

    Researching Legislative Intent: A Practical Guide is the first comprehensive resource that guides researchers through this complex task. Starting with the history of the use of legislative intent in the courts and an overview of the legislative process, this book then provides detailed descriptions of the sources available to compile a.   Bluebook. Rule 12 of The Bluebook (20th ed.) covers the citation of statutes.. Elements. Name and original section number as it appears in the session laws .


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Legislative intent by Asa V. Call Law Library. Reference Dept. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Many scholars argue that legislative intent is a fiction: the legislative assembly is a large, diverse group rather than a single person and it seems a mystery how the intentions of the individual legislators might somehow add up to a coherent group by: Defends a robust, original account of the nature and purpose of legislative intent, refuting arguments that the concept is illusory and useless Grounded in contemporary work on the philosophy of group agency, applying general philosophical insights to the specific problems of legislatures in.

The Nature of Legislative Intent Richard Ekins Oxford Legal Philosophy. Defends a robust, original account of the nature and purpose of legislative intent, refuting arguments that the.

This book argues that in enacting a statute the well-formed legislature forms and acts on a detailed intention, which is the legislative intent. The foundation of the argument is an analysis of how the members of purposive groups act together by way of common Brand: OUP Oxford.

Two of those previously published are widely admired and reprinted: "Legislative Intent, " certainly one of the best papers published on its topic, and "Negative and Positive Freedom, " which.

Researching Legislative Intent: A Practical Guide is the first comprehensive resource that guides researchers through this complex task. Starting with the history of the use of legislative intent in the courts and an overview of the legislative process, this book then provides detailed descriptions of the sources available to compile a legislative history and trace the evolution of statutes and regulations.

Citation of legislative material is covered by rule The Bluebook states that when citing United States material, you should include the title, if relevant, the abbreviated name of the chamber, the number of the Congress, the number assigned to the material, and the year of publication.

State materials are typically cited the same way. Legislative intent is the term that the courts have given to their analysis of the historical documents originally generated when the statute in question was under consideration in.

New York State Legislative Intent. Legislative intent, also referred to as legislative history or legislative purpose, is a relatively recent tool in statutory construction. Loosely defined as "the documents that contain the information considered by the legislature prior to reaching its decision to enact a law, the legislative history of a statute is consulted in order to better understand.

Legislative intent is a practice used by judges, lawyers and other court officials to determine the goals of legislators at the time of a bill's passage. This practice involves reviewing the plain language of a legislative act as well as debate transcripts, available drafts and committee notes related to the act.

Is legislative intent a fiction. The legislative assembly is a large, diverse group rather than a single person and it seems a mystery how the intentions of the individual legislators might somehow add up to a coherent, complex group intention.

This book elucidates the nature of legislative intent, arguing that in enacting a statute the well-formed legislature forms and acts on a detailed Author: Richard Ekins. : Legislative Intent and Other Essays on Politics, Law, and Morality () by Maccallum, Gerald C.

and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books Price Range: $ - $   The U.S. Federal Legislative History database also contains the sub-collection Sources of Compiled Legislative is a database derived from the publication Sources of Compiled Legislative Histories: A Bibliography of Government Documents, Periodical Articles, and Books originally compiled by Nancy P.

Johnson and now being edited by Ronald E. Wheeler and Jenna E. Legislative intent, which is the reason for passing the law (2) Application A statute is to be constructed according “to the intent of them who make it” and “the duty of is the judicature is to act upon the true intention of the legislature”.

This chapter explains how the legislative assembly forms and acts on intentions, which intentions are the legislative intent. It begins by outlining the standing intention of the legislature, which is to form, consider, and adopt coherent, reasoned lawmaking proposals, such that on majority vote the legislature acts on the relevant proposal.

All legislators, whether in majority or minority. In law, the legislative intent of the legislature in enacting legislation may sometimes be considered by the judiciary when interpreting the law (see judicial interpretation). Finding Legislative Intent in California The Sacramento County Public Law Library has limited access to California legislative history material, especially for bills passed prior towhen online information becomes available.

The book is a compilation of short chapters on the state legislative process. Although focused on California, the book provide insights into the legislative process that will apply in most of the 50 states.

Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 monthsCited by: Ekins's book gives a compelling account that enriches the current discussion on legislative intent and challenges our understanding of its role in the exercise of statutory interpretation.

This. UntitledStatute reading doesn't have to be arduous. Designed to be read with a particular statute in mind, this handy guide is perfect for attorneys preparing for litigation, judges who need to understand the required and prohibited methods for statutory interpretations when bound by decisions of higher courts, and students seeking the tools of statutory interpretation.

The term legislative history refers to those documents which are produced in the process of enacting a law. In California, the legislative counsel analysis, committee reports and votes, floor votes, veto messages and other messages, fiscal impact statements and finance reports, bill text and amendments, all provide evidence of legislative intent.Read - Researching Legislative Intent: A Practical Guide: Erica Anderson, Susan Barker - desLibris.