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Rational Legislating

John Martinez

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

December 2, 2004

Stetson Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 547, 2005

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.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 75

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

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Date posted: April 19, 2010  

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Martinez, John, Rational Legislating (December 2, 2004). Stetson Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 547, 2005. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1592484

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John Martinez (Contact Author)
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law ( email )
383 S. University Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730
United States

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