Bill Drafting

by Jery Payne A United States Court of Appeals’ opinion begins, “For want of a comma, we have this case.” The facts are simple. Delivery drivers employed by a Maine […]

By Jery Payne Imagine you are a judge who is hearing a case. The case involves a 16-year-old applying for his first driver’s license. He fulfilled all the requirements to […]

By Thomas Morris Drafters are often given a draft bill that purports to be a compact — sometimes called an interstate compact. However, in at least some instances, it is […]