The Arizona State Constitution

Hardcover | May 8, 2013

byJohn D. Leshy

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In The Arizona State Constitution, John D. Leshy provides a comprehensive history of Arizona's constitutional development. Adopted at the height of the progressive movement, the Constitution contains many progressive innovations. Leshy describes these along with the dramatic changes the statehas undergone in subsequent decades. He also includes a section-by-section commentary which crisply discusses the evolution and interpretation of each section, including significant court decisions. Thoroughly updated to reflect amendments and court cases through the fall of 2012, the second editionof The Arizona State Constitution is an essential reference guide for readers who seek a rich account of Arizona's constitutional evolution.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 historicaloverview 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 completeset, giving readers unmatched access to these important political documents.

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In The Arizona State Constitution, John D. Leshy provides a comprehensive history of Arizona's constitutional development. Adopted at the height of the progressive movement, the Constitution contains many progressive innovations. Leshy describes these along with the dramatic changes the statehas undergone in subsequent decades. He also...

John D. Leshy is The Harry D. Sunderland Distinguished Professor of Real Property at the University of California Hastings College of the Law.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:560 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.98 inPublished:May 8, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199898197

ISBN - 13:9780199898190

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Chief Justice Stanley Feldman: ForewordG. Alan Tarr: Series ForewordIntroductionThe Constitutional History of ArizonaArizona Constitution and CommentaryDeclaration of RightsLegislative DepartmentExecutive DepartmentJudicial DepartmentSuffrage and ElectionsRemoval from OfficePublic Debt, Revenue, and TaxationState and School LandsEducationCountiesMunicipal CorporationsCorporations other than MunicipalThe Corporation CommissionMilitiaWater RightsLaborMinesOrdinanceMode of AmendingSchedule and MiscellaneousBibliographic EssayTable of CasesIndex