More on state legislative history

October 3, 2006

Here is a new story on crafting a state legislative history.  A recent article by Hatch Parent’s head legal librarian, Stephanie Ball, was published in the Sept/Oct 2006 AALL Spectrum.  Telling a State Statute’s Story describes the method of documenting legislative intent, which can be “one of the most challenging requests for a librarian,” but that can “often mean the difference between winning and losing a case.”  The article uses the legislative process for California as an example. 


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