Archive for December, 2017

How America Governs: Essentials of U.S. Governance – For Foreign Diplomats, Embassy Staff, and Interested Citizens

How America Governs: Essentials of U.S. Governance – For Foreign Diplomats, Embassy Staff, and Interested Citizens

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM     For Interested Citizens and Foreign Diplomats and Embassy Staff Three Courses As a foreign diplomat or embassy staff member based in the United States (or as an interested citizen) you need a good understanding of the U.S. government to work effectively. This three-part series of courses introduces you […]

Congress, the Legislative Process, and the Fundamentals of Lawmaking – A Nine-Course Series on CD

Congress, the Legislative Process, and the Fundamentals of Lawmaking – A Nine-Course Series on CD

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM This nine-session course gives you a comprehensive look at the organization and practices of the U.S. Congress. Learn about the procedures of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate from the introduction and referral of legislation to reconciling differences between House-passed and Senate-passed legislation. Course 1: Introduction and […]

Understanding the Regulatory Process, a Five-Course Series on CD

Understanding the Regulatory Process, a Five-Course Series on CD

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM This five-session course gives you a comprehensive look at the federal regulatory process. Five audio courses on CD covering the federal regulatory process.: Historical Overview of the Federal Regulatory Process Overview of the Rulemaking Process OMB’s Role in the Regulatory Process and Pertinent Executive Orders How to Read and Comment […]

Legislative Drafter’s Deskbook

Legislative Drafter’s Deskbook

  Legislative Drafter’s Deskbook A Practical Guide By Tobias A. Dorsey The Legislative Drafter’s Deskbook offers practical advice and insight for those engaged in legislative drafting, those more interested in policy than drafting itself, or those interested in reading and interpreting the law.   The Legislative Drafter’s Deskbook: A Practical Guide is a masterful work. […]

Citizen’s Handbook to Influencing Elected Officials

Citizen’s Handbook to Influencing Elected Officials

  Citizen’s Handbook to Influencing Elected Officials Citizen Advocacy in State Legislatures and Congress – A Guide for Citizen Lobbyists and Grassroots Advocates By Bradford Fitch Practical guidance how to prepare for and meet with elected officials and staff, how to write effective letters and emails to elected officials, strategies for influencing legislators face-to-face, best […]

Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments, 1-day course in DC, Sept. 27, 2018

Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments, 1-day course in DC, Sept. 27, 2018

  Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments A “how to” program for anyone who drafts federal legislation.     This course helps anyone draft, revise, and review bills and amendments, with lessons especially useful to those who review legislation, prepare reports, or draft legislation and other formal legislative documents. In this course our expert faculty explain […]

Pocket Constitution

Pocket Constitution

The Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, and the Amendments to the Constitution, all in a handy pocket-sized booklet. Our Pocket Constitution is available for purchase in multiples of 25 copies with Free Shipping. Single copies are available for $5 each including shipping.         #PocketConstitution In addition to the complete Declaration of Independence […]

Common Sense Rules of Advocacy

Common Sense Rules of Advocacy

  Common Sense Rules of Advocacy for Lawyers A Practical Guide for Anyone Who Wants To Be a Better Advocate By Keith Evans Common Sense Rules of Advocacy for Lawyers provides tips and rules that will help anyone – lawyer or lobbyist, account executive or negotiator, parent or teacher – improve their advocacy skills in […]

Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865)

Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865)

Abraham Lincoln, by G.P.A. Healy, 1887 – from the White House See also James Madison, Father of the Constitution (1751-1836).     Abraham Lincoln became the United States’ 16th President in 1861, issuing the Emancipation Proclamation that declared forever free those slaves within the Confederacy in 1863. The son of a Kentucky frontiersman, Lincoln had […]

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing – 1-day course in DC, April 18, 2018

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing – 1-day course in DC, April 18, 2018

Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing How to Compose Clear and Effective Reports, Letters, Email, and Memos This is the first course in our 2-course Word Workshop. The second course, “Writing to Persuade,” is available as a custom, on-site training program.   Credit: Miss A Writes a Song, by Denise Krebs   […]