75 Pages Posted: 19 Apr 2010
Date Written: December 2, 2004
Legislative misbehavior is best curbed through rational legislating requirements, whereby legislators must include in the legislative record an explicit elaboration of the path of lawmaking - from evidence, through findings, to ultimate conclusions - that clearly sets out the analytic connection between the problems legislators seek to address and the enactments passed to address them.
Keywords: legislative misbehavior, conflict of interest, financial disclosure,legislative ethics,judicial review of legislative action
JEL Classification: D23, D57, D60, D61, D62, D63, D70, D71, D73, D78, D81, H10, H11, H19, H70, H79, P17
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Martinez, John, Rational Legislating (December 2, 2004). Stetson Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 547, 2005. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1592484