Luce, Robert. Legislative Problems: Development, Status, and Trend of the Treatment and Exercise of Lawmaking Powers. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1915. vi, 762 pp. Reprinted 2006 by The Lawbook Exchange Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584775447; ISBN-10: 1584775440. Hardcover. New. $39.95 * Recommended by James Willard Hurst in The Growth of American Law, this book examines several issues that relate to the difficulties inherent in establishing and operating legislatures in republican systems including the separation of powers, judges as legislators, the veto power, the rise of the executive, the budget, and administrative legislation. 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. Hurst, The Growth of American Law (1950) 451.
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