The Colorado State Constitution

The Colorado State Constitution

by Richard Collins, Dale Oesterle
     
 

The Colorado State Constitution provides an outstanding constitutional and historical account of the state's governing charter. It begins with an overview of Colorado's constitutional history, and then provides an in-depth, section-by-section analysis of the entire constitution, detailing important changes that have been made since its drafting. This treatment,

Overview

The Colorado State Constitution provides an outstanding constitutional and historical account of the state's governing charter. It begins with an overview of Colorado's constitutional history, and then provides an in-depth, section-by-section analysis of the entire constitution, detailing important changes that have been made since its drafting. This treatment, which includes a list of cases, index, and bibliography, makes this guide indispensable for students, scholars, and practitioners of the Colorado constitution. Previously published by Greenwood, this title has been brought back in to circulation by Oxford University Press with new verve. Re-printed with standardization of content organization in order to facilitate research across the series, this title, as with all titles in the series, is set to join the dynamic revision cycle of The Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United States.

The Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United States is an important series that reflects a renewed international interest in constitutional history and provides expert insight into each of the 50 state constitutions. Each volume in this innovative series contains a historical overview of the state's constitutional development, a section-by-section analysis of its current constitution, and a comprehensive guide to further research.

Under the expert editorship of Professor G. Alan Tarr, Director of the Center on State Constitutional Studies at Rutgers University, this series provides essential reference tools for understanding state constitutional law. Books in the series can be purchased individually or as part of a complete set, giving readers unmatched access to these important political documents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199778843
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/18/2011
Series:
Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United States Series
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Richard Collins is Professor of Law at the University of Colorado Law School in Boulder, CO. He has spent fifteen years practicing Indian law. Professor Collins has written and lectured on such topics as the religion clauses and their relationship to Indian Tribes, the Commerce Clause, and ballot initiatives and referendums.

Dale A. Oesterle is the J. Gilbert Reese Chair in Contract Law at Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law and was formerly the Monfort Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Colorado at Boulder's School of Law.

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