State Constitutions for the Twenty-first Century, Volume 2

State Constitutions for the Twenty-first Century, Volume 2

by Frank P. Grad, Robert F. Williams
     
 

Constitutional reform requires not only good ideas but also the ability to translate those ideas into language that will effectuate the drafters’ aims. This book—the second of three volumes on state constitutions—is the essential guide for those involved in constitutional reform. It identifies the recurrent problems that reformers face in drafting or… See more details below

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Constitutional reform requires not only good ideas but also the ability to translate those ideas into language that will effectuate the drafters’ aims. This book—the second of three volumes on state constitutions—is the essential guide for those involved in constitutional reform. It identifies the recurrent problems that reformers face in drafting or amending state constitutions and explores how those problems might be addressed. It also explains why drafting state constitutions is a distinctive enterprise, different from the drafting of other legal documents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791466483
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
06/01/2006
Series:
SUNY Series in American Constitutionalism
Pages:
147
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

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