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The LEGISLATION list is an Internet Listserv residing at the University of California, Irvine. This list is for general discussion of substantive and pedagogical issues related to legislation, including statutory interpretation, lobbying, political bribery, and issues of representative structures. It is moderated by Professor Rick Hasen of the UC Irvine School of Law.

The group is a private one, which consists primarily of academics who teach courses or write about questions related to these subjects. Legal and political practitioners also may join, subject to the approval of the list manager.

In addition to general issue relating to the subject matter, the list is intended to serve as a place where subscribers can discuss ideas they have for scholarship, works in progress, and problems they are encountering in teaching and conducting research. Members also are encouraged to share information about new books or articles and new judicial, legislative and administrative developments related to the topic of legislation.

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