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Author Martineau, Robert J

Title Plain English for drafting statutes and rules / Robert J. Martineau, Robert J. Martineau, Jr

Publisher New Providence, NJ : LexisNexis, 2012

Identity CD-ROM 
CALL #KF250 .M3615 2012
LocationLower Mez. 
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Call # KF250 .M3615 2012
Description xii,136, 5 p. ; 26 cm. + teacher's manual (x, 40 p. ; 28 cm.) +1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Accompanied by: Plain English for drafting statutes and rules : drafting exercises (teacher's manual) and CD-ROM
CD-ROM contains text of teacher's manual
Contents The never ending struggle -- How statutes get made in a legislative body -- Federal administrative and court rulemaking -- State rulemaking -- Statutes and rules in the courts -- Mandatory form and language -- Arrangement of bill sections -- The effect of structure and style on substance -- The drafting process -- Plain English principles on word choice -- Ambiguous and other troublesome words -- Plain English principles and rules on drafting a sentence -- Rules on drafting specific provisions or words -- Appendix. Examples of bills and ordinance
Subject Legal composition
Bill drafting -- United States
Legislation -- United States
Administrative regulation drafting -- United States
Law -- United States -- Interpretation and construction
Statutes -- United States
Alt Author Martineau, Robert J., Jr
ISBN 9781422499146
9780769859019 (teacher's manual)
0769859011 (teacher's manual)


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