The Idaho State Constitution

Hardcover | April 29, 2011

byDonald W. Crowley, Florence A. Heffron

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In The Idaho State Constitution, Donald W. Crowley and Florence A. Heffron provide a history of Idaho's constitution and a concise article-by-article analysis of the entire text. The authors recount the development of the constitution over the last century and explain how it has been shaped byconcerns of powerful economic, social, and political forces. Since its drafting in 1889, the 109 amendments have democratized the political systems and given people the right to participate more actively in the state's governance. The Idaho State Constitution reflects the renewed interest in stateconstitutions as a means of guiding important policy concerns and provides an essential reference guide for readers who seek a rich account of Idaho'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 join thedynamic 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.

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In The Idaho State Constitution, Donald W. Crowley and Florence A. Heffron provide a history of Idaho's constitution and a concise article-by-article analysis of the entire text. The authors recount the development of the constitution over the last century and explain how it has been shaped byconcerns of powerful economic, social, and ...

Donald W. Crowley is Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department at the University of Idaho. He specializes in Constitutional Law, Civil Liberties, Law and Society, Judicial Process and Contemporary American Experience. Florence A. Heffron is the Acting Director of the Bureau of Public Affairs at the University of Idaho.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 6.38 × 9.61 × 0.98 inPublished:April 29, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199778949

ISBN - 13:9780199778942

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The Constitutional History of IdahoIdaho Constitution and CommentaryPreambleArticle I: Declaration of RightsArticle II: Distribution of PowersArticle III: Legislative DepartmentArticle IV: Executive DepartmentArticle V: Judicial DepartmentArticle VI: Suffrage and ElectionsArticle VII: Finance and RevenueArticle VIII: Public Indebtedness and SubsidiesArticle IX: Education and School LandsArticle X: Public InstitutionsArticle XI: Corporations, Public and PrivateArticle XII: Corporations, MunicipalArticle XIII: Immigration and LaborArticle XIV: MilitiaArticle XV: Water RightsArticle XVI: LivestockArticle XVII: State BoundariesArticle XVIII: County OrganizationArticle XIX: ApportionmentArticle XX: AmendmentsArticle XXI: Schedule and OrdinanceReferencesBibliographic EssayTable of CasesIndex