Luce, Robert. Legislative Principles: The History and Theory of Lawmaking by Representative Government. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1930. vi, 667 pp. Reprinted 2006 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584775430; ISBN-10: 1584775432. Hardcover. New. $39.95 * In this remarkable work Luce [1862-1946] elucidates the often complex relations between legislatures and the law. He then addresses the nature, origin and development of law, representative institutions and organic law as embodied in the U.S. Constitution, constitutional conventions and statute law. Luce was a member of the Massachusetts General Court, Lieutenant-Governor and member of Congress. An expert on legislative government, he was also a member of the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention of 1917-1919.
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