Legislative History: The Search for Legislative Intent
Student Lawyer, Vol. 39, No. 6, pp. 18-21, February 2011
2 Pages Posted: 11 Mar 2011
Date Written: March 10, 2011
The ability to research the history of a statute is an essential skill for all aspiring lawyers. Written for Student Lawyer magazine, this legal research column examines the various documents that make up legislative history and their relative importance.
Keywords: legal research, legislative history, legislative intent, committee reports, hearings, bills
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