State Constitutions for the Twenty-first Century, Volume 3: The Agenda of State Constitutional Reform

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G. Alan Tarr, Robert F. Williams
SUNY Press, 1. jun. 2007 - 380 sider
This third and final volume in a series devoted to state constitutions analyzes how these documents address major constitutional issues such as the protection of rights; voting and elections; constitutional change; the legislature; the executive; the judiciary; taxing, spending, and borrowing; local government; education; and the environment. Contributors identify the strengths and weaknesses of current state constitutions, highlight the major issues confronting the states, and assess various approaches for reform.
 

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Innhold

Rights
7
The Legislative Branch
37
The Executive Branch
67
The Judicial Branch
85
Local Government
109
Voting and Elections
145
Constitutional Amendment and Revision
177
State and Local Finance
211
Education
241
The Environment and Natural Resources
307
Bibliography
341
Contributors
355
Index
357
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At Rutgers University at Camden, G. Alan Tarr is Director of the Center for State Constitutional Studies and Robert F. Williams is Associate Director. Tarr is also Distinguished Professor of Political Science and author of Understanding State Constitutions. Williams is also Distinguished Professor of Law and author of State Constitutional Law: Cases and Materials, Third Edition.

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