The Arkansas State Constitution by Kay C. GossThe Arkansas State Constitution by Kay C. Goss

The Arkansas State Constitution

byKay C. Goss

Hardcover | April 29, 2011

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The Arkansas State Constitution provides an outstanding historical account of Arkansas's five different constitutions, conventions, and amendments. Kay C. Goss presents the official text with an accompanying article-by-article commentary, providing readers with important information about theorigins of each constitutional provision and amendment, as well as ways in which they are interpreted. The Arkansas State Constitution is an essential reference guide for readers who seek a rich account of Arkansas's constitutional evolution. 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 jointhe 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 new 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.
Kay C. Goss is the Senior Advisor for Emergency Management and Continuity Programs at SRA International. She also served as Senior Assistant for Intergovernmental Relations in the Office of the Governor in Arkansas.
Title:The Arkansas State ConstitutionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:296 pages, 6.38 × 9.61 × 0.94 inPublished:April 29, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199778965

ISBN - 13:9780199778966

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Table of Contents

G. Alan Tarr: Series ForewordIntroductionArkansas Constitutional HistoryThe 1836 Constitution for StatehoodThe 1861 Constitution to Exit the UnionThe 1864 Constitution to Return to the UnionThe 1868 Constitution to Post-War ReconstructionThe 1874 Constitution to Recover from ReconstructionThe World War I ConventionThe Rockefeller-Young Turks ConventionThe Pryor-Clinton ConventionArkansas Constitution and CommentaryArticlesPreambleBoundariesDeclaration of RightsFranchise and Elections DepartmentsLegislative DepartmentExecutive DepartmentJudicial DepartmentApportionment--Membership in General AssemblyExemptionsAgriculture, Mining and ManufacturingMilitiaMunicipal and Private CorporationsCounties, County Seats and County LinesEducationImpeachment and AddressFinance and TaxationRailroads, Canals and TurnpikesJudicial CircuitsAmendments