Election Reform

Author: Alan Marzilli
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438105983
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Supreme Court decisions provide the most definitive explanation of the law of the
land, and it is therefore important to include these in research. Often, when the
Supreme Court has not decided a case on a particular issue, a decision by a
federal appeals court or a state supreme court can provide guidance; but just as
laws and constitutions can vary from state to state, so can federal courts be split
on a particular interpretation of federal law or the U.S. Constitution. For example,
federal ...

Legislative Law And Statutory Interpretation

Author: Otto J. Hetzel
Publisher: Lexis Pub
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The testimony of corporate executives before Congress confirms that many
donors feel they must respond or risk suffering unfavorable treatment at the
hands of their Government. "Extortion, or practices that differ only in being more
genteel, are the ... Congress heard a similar explanation for Ashland Oil's illegal
corporate contributions: I think all we were attempting to do was to assure
ourselves of a forum to be heard. . . . [W]e felt we needed something that would
be sort of a calling ...

Statutory Interpretation

Author: Ruth Sullivan
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It also suggested that when this reluctance is overcome, as it was in the case of
the veterinarians, the legislature signals its intention by conferring a power to
make by-laws establishing representative electoral districts. The absence of a
similar provision in the Law Society Act therefore suggested the absence of any
intention to depart from the usual pattern. E. THE LAW OF OTHER
JURISDICTIONS Legislation from other jurisdictions is often relied on in
interpretation, especially if the ...

Federal Election Campaign Financing Guide

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Therefore, the Commission is reaffirming its interpretation of the statutory FEA
provision in its definitions at 11 CFR 100.24(a)(2) and (a)(3). 1. Examples ... The
Commission has decided to include some additional examples in this
Explanation and Justification to provide more guidance on which activities are,
and are not, covered by this rule. ... Congress, as a policy matter, has historically
recognized the importance of encouraging voters to register to vote and to vote in
a variety of laws.

Government Contracts Reporter

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Laws, Regulations, Rulings, Topically Arranged, Full Explanations, Currently
Supplemented, Completely Indexed ... Because the office of the Comptroller
General is created by statute, the Comptroller General's status within the
government is a matter of statutory interpretation which, like all statutory
interpretation, is controlled by legislative intent. ... 1985); Murphy, Old Maxims
Never Die: The "Plain Meaning" Rule and Statutory Interpretation in the "Modem'
Tederal Courts, 75 Colum.

Minnesota Statutes Annotated

Author: Minnesota
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Amended by Laws 1986, c. 444; Laws 1991, c. 320, § 13; Laws 2004, c. 293, art.
2, § 23, eff. May 30, 2004. Historical and Statutory Notes Derivation: St. 1980, §
203A.36. Laws 1975, c. 5, § 58. St.1974, § 202.15. Laws 1959, c. 675, art. ...
Elizabeth voting laws following the sudden death of in- M. Brama, 30 Wm.Mitchell
L.Rev. 397 (2003). Library References Elections ®=174. Westlaw Topic No. 144.
C.J.S. Elections § 157. Notes of Decisions Construction and application 2
Stickers or ...

Election Law Reports

Author: India. Supreme Court
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In the first place, the statute does not make the affluence of a political party an
electoral standard for acquiring eligibility prescribed by the Explanation.
Secondly, it is not an unwise policy, to the extent that we can examine the
wisdom of legislative policies, to ensure reasonable reduction in the number of
contesting candidates, which can be done by conferring special privileges upon
political parties. (iii) In any democratic system of Government, political parties
occupy a distinct and ...