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Understanding state constitutions

Author: G Alan Tarr
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [1998]
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"For many Americans, the word "constitution" means just one thing: the national Constitution. According to a recent survey, almost half do not know that individual states also have constitutions. G. Alan Tarr seeks to change that in this landmark book. A leading authority on state legal issues, he combines history, law, and political science to present a thorough and long-needed account of the distinct and important  Read more...
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Tarr, G. Alan (George Alan).
Understanding state constitutions.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1998
(DLC) 98012782
(OCoLC)38426168
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G Alan Tarr
ISBN: 9780691188553 0691188556
OCLC Number: 1044750950
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The distinctiveness of state constitutionalism --
Explaining state constitutional development --
Eighteenth-century state constitutionalism --
Nineteenth-century state constitutionalism --
Twentieth-century state constitutionalism --
State constitutional interpretation.
Responsibility: G. Alan Tarr.
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Combines history, law and political science to present an account of the distinct and important role of state constitutions in American life. The text explains how state constitutions differ from the  Read more...

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[Tarr] successfully reviews constitutional development in all 50 states--a daunting task considering that most states have had a number of constitutions. . . . This examination is a must read for Read more...

 
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