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

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Author/Creator:
Martineau, Robert J.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
New Providence, NJ : LexisNexis, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xii, 136, 5 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Contributor:
Martineau, Robert J., Jr.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781422499146
1422499146

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