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Author Maxeiner, James, author
Title Failures of American methods of lawmaking in historical and comparative perspectives / James R. Maxeiner ; with a foreword by Philip K. Howard
Imprint Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018
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 人文社會聯圖  KF4945 .M39 2018    AVAILABLE    30650020073447
Descript xxix, 336 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction: Of governments and laws -- America's exceptionalism in 1876 : systematizing laws -- Common law is not an option -- Founding a government of laws -- Building a government of laws in the first century of the republic -- The rise and fall of codes fin de siècle -- Historical epilogue : from past to present -- Inviting comparison : a gift horse in two lands -- Systematizing and simplifying statutes -- Lawmaking for the common good -- Federalism and localism -- Constitutional review -- Applying laws -- Conclusion: Learning from others -- Appendix. The foreign law controversy and the fate of civil law scholarship in American law schools
Subject Legislation -- United States -- History and criticism
Parliamentary practice -- United States -- History and criticism
Law -- United States -- History
United States -- Politics and government
Parliamentary practice -- Germany
Legislation -- Comparative studies
Alt Author Howard, Philip K., writer of foreword
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