The North Carolina State Constitution, with History and Commentary

The North Carolina State Constitution, with History and Commentary

by John V. Orth
     
 

In The North Carolina State Constitution, originally published in 1993, John Orth provides a definitive study of the historical context and significant features of each of the state's three successive constitutions.

The book begins with a history of the constitutions of 1776, 1868, and 1971. Orth then reproduces the full text of the current constitution as

Overview

In The North Carolina State Constitution, originally published in 1993, John Orth provides a definitive study of the historical context and significant features of each of the state's three successive constitutions.

The book begins with a history of the constitutions of 1776, 1868, and 1971. Orth then reproduces the full text of the current constitution as amended through 1992. In a section-by-section commentary, he explains the origins of each provision and traces how each has been interpreted by the courts. To enhance its value as a reference, the book includes a bibliographic essay, a table of cases cited, and a subject index.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807845516
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
09/25/1995
Series:
Reference Guides to the State Constitution Series
Edition description:
3
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
0.49(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Meet the Author

John V. Orth is William Rand Kenan, Jr., Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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