This State Will Soon Have Plenty of Laws - Lessons from One Hundred Years of Codification in Montana Academic Article uri icon


  • Part II of this Article briefly sketches the codification movement in the United States and the conditions in Montana in the 1890s. The remainder of Part II tells the story of Montana's adoption of the Civil, Criminal, Political, and Civil Procedure Codes of 1895. Part III examines in detail the subsequent treatment of some of the employment law sections of the Civil Code. Part IV draws lessons from codification and the Codes' application for future legal reform efforts.

author list (cited authors)

  • Morriss, A. P.

publication date

  • January 1995