The Tennessee State Constitution

The Tennessee State Constitution

by Lewis L. Laska

Hardcover

$180.00

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199779079
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 04/11/2011
Series: Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United States Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Lewis L. Laska is Professor of Business Law at Tennessee State University.

Table of Contents

SERIES FOREWORD by G. Alan Tarr
PREFACE
PART I. THE CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF TENNESSEE
Introduction
The Rise to Statehood
The Constitution of 1796
The Constitution of 1835
The Constitution of 1870
Conclusion
PART II. THE TENNESSEE CONSTITUTION AND COMMENTARY
Preamble
Article I: Declaration of Rights 32
Article II: Distribution of Powers 64
Article III: Executive Department 96
Article IV: Elections
Article V: Impeachments 108
Article VI: Judicial Department 111
Article VII: State and County Officers
Article VIII: Militia
Article IX: Disqualifications 133
Article X: Oaths, Bribery of Electors, New Counties 136
Article XI: Miscellaneous Provisions 141
ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY
TABLE OF CASES
INDEX

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