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Law and the limits of government : temporary versus permanent legislation

Author: Frank Fagan
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Law and the Limits of Government by Frank Fagan is a creative and enormously useful book for any scholar of legislation, timing rules, and politics. Jacob Gersen, Harvard Law School, US Why do legislatures pass laws that automatically expire? Why are so many tax cuts sunset? In this first book-length treatment of those questions, the author explains that legislatures pass laws temporarily in order to reduce  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Fagan
ISBN: 9780857938657 0857938657 9780857938664 0857938665
OCLC Number: 830351335
Description: xii, 153 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Part I. Theory --
Part II. Evidence.
Responsibility: Frank Fagan.

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This book provides a careful analysis which does not normatively prescribe either permanent or temporary legislation in every instance, but rather specifies the conditions for which either permanent  Read more...
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'Law and the Limits of Government by Frank Fagan is a creative and enormously useful book for any scholar of legislation, timing rules, and politics.' - Jacob Gersen, Harvard Law School, US

 
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