ASLCS: Professional Journal

ASLCS logoBelow are issues of the ASLCS Professional Journal covering the years 2003 to 2018.

Issues from 1996 to 2002 are available in print form. Please contact the ASLCS liaison for a copy of an archived issue of the Professional Journal or a specific article.


 

Fall 2019, Volume 24, Number 1

 

Information for Authors p. 3
A Note From the Editors p. 4

Recent Developments in the Law of Lawmaking

Tim Sekerak, Melissa Bybee-Fields, Morgan Speer, Heshani Wijemanne, Adriane Crouse and Misty Greene
p. 5

Professional Journal Index

p. 15

Fall 2018, Volume 23, Number 1

 

Information for Authors p. 3
A Note From the Editor p. 4

The Career Management Structure for Procedural Clerks at the House of

Commons Canada
Beverley Isles
p. 5

Dealing with Members' Expectations

Leslie Gonye
p. 8

Professional Journal Index

p. 29

Fall 2017, Volume 22, Number 1

 

Information for Authors p. 2
A Note From the Editor p. 3

Organizing the Wisconsin State Assembly

Richard A. Champagne
p. 4

Legislative Immunity

Eric S. Silvia
p. 15

Professional Journal Index

p. 63

Fall 2016, Volume 21, Number 1

 
Information for Authors p. 2
Parliamentary Procedure
Paul Mason
p. 3
Hütchenspiel: Decorum in the Legislature
Paul C. Smith
p. 11
The Lost Parliamentary Writings of Thomas Jefferson
Stran L. Trout, et al.
p. 18
Professional Journal Index p. 27

Fall 2015, Volume 20, Number 1

 

Information for Authors p. 2
A Note From the Editor p. 3

Strategic Planning with Term Limits

Jarad Perry
p. 4

Wielding the Gavel

Paul C. Smith
p. 9

Impeachment Procedure in the Texas Legislature

Jeff Hedges
p. 13
Professional Journal Index                p. 28

Fall 2014, Volume 19, Number 1

 

Information for Authors p. 2
A Note From the Editor p. 3

Building Relationships through NCSL

Terie Norelli
p. 4

Voice Voting in the Wisconsin Legislature

Ryan Miller
p. 7

Lessons from Abroad

Bob Ward
p. 11
Professional Journal Index                p. 18

Fall 2013, Volume 18, Number 1

 

Information for Authors

p. 2

The Recording of the Tennessee General Assembly by the Tennessee State Library and Archives: One State History of Legislative History

Eddie Weeks

p. 3

Amending the State Constitution in Minnesota: An Overview of the Constitutional Process

Matt Gehring

p. 9

The Gergen Proposition: Initiating a Review of State Legislatures to Determine Their Readiness to Lead America in the 21st Century

D. Adam Crumbliss,

p. 18

Professional Journal Index

p. 32

Spring 2011, Volume 17, Number 1

 

Information for Authors

p. 2

Ethics Commissions: Representing the Public Interest

Megan Comlossy

p. 3

Life Through the Eyes of a Senate Intern

Nicholas Galvin

p. 11

Cloture: Its Inception and Usage in the Alabama Senate

Jon C. Morgan

p. 15

Professional Journal Index

p. 35

Fall 2010, Volume 16, Number 2

 

Information for Authors

p. 2

Conducting Special Session Outside the State Capitol

Tisha Gieser

p. 3

How Do They Do It? Comparative International Legislative Practices

Russell D. Grove

p. 7

Tragedy in Richmond

Scott Maddrea

p. 17

Professional Journal Index

p. 27

Spring 2010, Volume 16, Number 1

 

Information for Authors

p. 2

Public-Private Partnerships: Legislative Oversight of Information and Technology

Ashley Colvin

p. 3

Adoption of Procedural Rules by the Oklahoma House of Representatives: An Examination of the Historical Origins and Practical Methodology Associated with the Constitutional Right of American Legislative Bodies to Adopt Rules of Legislative Procedure

Joel G. Kintsel

p. 17

Too Much Work, Not Enough Time: A Virginia Case Study in Improving the Legislative Process

Robert J. Austin

p. 25

Professional Journal Index

p. 41

Fall 2009, Volume 15, Number 2

 

Information for Authors

p. 2

Data Rot and Rotten Data: The Twin Demons of Electronic Information Storage

Eddie Weeks

p. 3

"An institutional ability to evaluate our own programs:" The Concept of Legislative Oversight and the History of Performance Auditing in Nebraska, 1974-2009

Don Arp, Jr.

p. 8

The Sweet Path - Your Journey, Your Way: Choices, connections and a guide to the sweet path in government portal modernization

Paul W. Taylor and John Miri

p. 15

Book Review of Democracy's Privileged Few: Legislative Privilege and Democratic Norms in the British and American Constitutions

Charles Robert

p. 33

Professional Journal Index

p. 39

Spring 2009, Volume 15, Number 1

 

Information for Authors

p. 2

Legislative Rules and Operations: In Support of a Principled Legislative Process

Robert J. Marchant

p. 3

Irony, Insanity, and Chaos

David A Rosenberg, Esq.

p. 27

Professional Journal Index

p. 37

Fall 2008, Volume 14, Number 2

 

Information for Authors

p. 2

Helping Legislators Legislate: An Executive Program for State Senator

Laura Leete and Steven Maser

p. 3

Removal by Address in Massachusetts and the Action of the Legislature on the Petition for the Removal of Mr. Justice Piece

Norman Pidgeon

p. 19

Three Minutes

Claire J. Clift

p. 22

Virginia Law: It's Online, But Should You Use It?

Timothy L. Coggins

p. 24

Professional Journal Index

p. 28

Spring 2008, Volume 14, Number 1

 

Information for Authors

p. 2

Ohio’s Constitutional Showdown: Governor’s Veto Power under Section 16, Article II, Ohio Constitution State ex Rel. Ohio Gen Assembly v. Brunner and Enrolled Bill Case Study United Autoworkers, et al., vs. Jennifer Brunner, Ohio Secretary of State

Laura Clemens

p. 3

Restoring Jefferson’s Capitol to Democracy

Jim Wooten

p. 11

The True Force of Guidance Documents in Virginia’s Administrative Agencies

Patrick Regan

p. 14

Professional Journal Index

p. 30

Fall 2007, Volume 13, Number 2

 

Information for Authors

p. 2

Perjury, Contempt and Privilege, Oh My!

Charles Robert and Blair Armitage

p. 3

Silencing the Blogosphere: A First Amendment Caution to Legislators Considering Using Blogs to Communicate Directly with Constituents

Wes Sullenger

p. 19

Government by Consensus – Restrictions on Formal Business in the Massachusetts Legislature Inspire Innovative Ways to Govern

Steven T. James

p. 69

Professional Journal Index

p. 76

Spring 2007, Volume 13, Number 1

 

Information for Authors p. 2

The South Carolina Legislature's Power over Itself - Legislative Rules v. Statutory Law

Charles Reid

p. 3

A Standing Committee System on the American Model

Anthony S. Marinac
p. 10

They Love Us. They Really Love Us - Factors Affecting Legislative Use of Policy Research

Gary VanLandingham
p. 25

Professional Journal Index

p. 34

Spring 2006, Volume 12, Number 1

 

Information for Authors

p. 2

A Consultancy in Iraq

John B. Phelps

p. 3

Passage of Bills and Budgets in the United States System - A Small State's Perspective

JoAnn Hedrick

p. 22

E-Democracy - How are Legislatures Doing?

Sharon Crouch Steidel

p. 26

Professional Journal Index

p. 29

Fall 2005, Volume 11, Number 1

 

Information for Authors

p. 2

Judging Legislatures

Tim Hodson

p. 4

The Use of Consent Calendars In American State Legislatures

Harvey J. Tucker

p. 13

The Balance Between Video Conferencing By The Virginia General Assembly And Requirements Of Virginia’s Freedom Of Information Act

John Garrett

p. 22

When The Equilibrium Breaks, The Staffing Will Fall–Effects Of Changes In Party Control Of State Legislatures And Imposition Of Term Limits On Legislative Staffing

Gary R. VanLandingham

p. 29

Professional Journal Index

p. 44

Fall 2004, Volume 10, Number 2

 

Information for Authors

p. 2

Congressional Redistricting - Texas Style

Patsy Spaw

p. 3

The New Hampshire Redistricting Follies

Steve Winter

p. 10

Shifting Sands of Redistricting Law

Tim Storey

p. 14

Book Review: Warren M. Billings' A Little Parliament

Jay Braxton

p. 19

Professional Journal Index

p. 21

Spring 2004, Volume 10, Number 1

 

Information for Authors

p. 2

Notes on the Early History of the Office of Legislative Clerk

John B. Phelps

p. 3

My Roommate Has a Mohawk And A Spike Collar

Matthew Dunlap

p. 10

The Power of the Executive vs Legislature: Court Cases and Parliamentary Privilege

Steven T. James

p. 13

The Westminster System: Does It Work in Canada

E. George MacMinn

p. 16

Professional Journal Index

p. 21

Fall 2003, Volume 9, Number 2

 

Information for Authors

p. 2

Forward

p. 3

First-Term Speakers in a Divided Government

Thomas J. Cosgrove

p. 4

I Will Survive: One Bill's Journey Through the Arizona Legislature

Michelle Morales

p. 10

Virginia's Judicial Selection Process

LaToya Gray

p. 14

The Will of the People: Arizona's Legislative Process

Matthew S. Bailey

p. 21

Professional Journal Index

p. 25

Spring 2003, Volume 9, Number 1

 

Information for Authors

p. 2

Legislative Logjams Reconsidered

Harvey J. Tucker

p. 3

Performance Evaluations for Legislative Staff

Andrew Geiger

p. 7

How State Legislatures Communicate with the Federal Government

Thomas H. Clapper

p. 10

Judicial Selection: An Important Process

Jerry Howe

p. 16

Professional Journal Index

p. 21