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Cases and Materials on California's Political and Election Laws

Author(s): Chris Micheli

California’s political and election laws have been in place for decades and there is an extensive number of statutes and appellate court decisions in these areas. The state’s political laws began in earnest with the voters’ adoption of Proposition 9 in 1974, which established the Political Reform Ac...

Handbook on Legislative Drafting in California

Author(s): Chris Micheli

My first book on drafting legislation in California is titled, Introduction to Drafting Legislation in California. When I wrote that book, and then had it published in early 2020, I knew that there were many other drafting topics to eventually cover.That belief was strengthened with co-teaching the ...

Handbook on California's Legislative Process

Author(s): Chris Micheli

My first book on the California legislative process is titled, Understanding the California Legislative Process. When I wrote that book over the course of a few years, and then had it published in early 2020, I thought I had covered most topics.However, since that time, I have come across many other...

Cases and Materials on the California Rulemaking Process

Author(s): Chris Micheli

This is a casebook about the regulatory process in the State of California, although the state’s APA is based largely on the federal Administrative Procedure Act, (APA), just like those of most of the fifty states. While readers can find quite a few books and resources on the federal regulatory proc...

Cases and Materials on California's Executive Branch of Government

Author(s): Chris Micheli

This is a casebook about the executive branch of state government in California. As with the other two branches of state government, the executive branch is set forth in the California Constitution, in Article V. There are also provisions of law related to the Executive Department contained in the C...

Perspectives on State Lobbying in California: Essays by Advocates in California's Capitol

Author(s): Chris Micheli

As a former colleague, Carl Brakensiek said, “A book of memoirs from seasoned lobbyists is long overdue and will be a significant addition to the lore.” Based on the author's past twenty-five years as a lobbyist at California’s State Capitol, Chris Micheli, shares stories from colleagues and obse...

Cases and Materials on Direct Democracy in California

Author(s): Chris Micheli

When I first contemplated a casebook focused on California’s legislative branch of government, I considered a section dedicated to the forms of direct democracy found in the state. However, as I explored the topic further, and I read dozens of cases, I realized that a casebook could be focused just ...

Introduction to California State Government

Author(s): Chris Micheli

New Publication Now Available! Introduction to California State Government is written by Chris Micheli - attorney, lobbyist, and adjunct professor of law.  The publication examines California government and its institutions, including the branches of state government, the players, and the process...

An Introduction to Drafting Legislation in California

Author(s): Chris Micheli

The purpose of this book is to assist persons who have had little or no drafting experience as well as to provide a reference and explanatory material to more sophisticated legislative drafters. The purpose of a legislative drafting manual is to promote uniformity in drafting style and to make statu...

A Practitioner's Guide to Lobbying and Advocacy in California

Author(s): Chris Micheli, Ray LeBov

Over the years, both Ray LeBov and Chris Micheli have spoken about the lobbying profession and Ray has operated his successful Lobbying 101 and Lobbying 201 courses for more than a decade. They both have shared many insights and real-life stories about the legislative and lobbying processes in Sacra...