The Louisiana State Constitution

Hardcover | May 2, 2011

byW. Lee Hargrave

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In The Louisiana State Constitution, Lee Hargrave provides a compehensive history and provision-by-provision commentary of the state's current constitution. Descriptive analysis provides readers with important information about the origins of the constitutional provisions, as well as ways inwhich the courts and other governmental bodies have interpreted them. 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 theseries. 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 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 Louisiana State Constitution, Lee Hargrave provides a compehensive history and provision-by-provision commentary of the state's current constitution. Descriptive analysis provides readers with important information about the origins of the constitutional provisions, as well as ways inwhich the courts and other governmental bodi...

The late W. Lee Hargrave was a Professor of Law at the Paul M. Herbert Law Center at Louisiana State University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 6.38 × 9.61 × 0.87 inPublished:May 2, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199779031

ISBN - 13:9780199779031

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G. Alan Tarr: SERIES FOREWORDPREFACEPart ILOUISIANA CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORYPart IICONSTITUTION OF 1974 AND COMMENTARYPreambleArticle I: Declaration Of RightsArticle II: Distribution Of PowersArticle III: Legislative BranchArticle IV: Executive BranchArticle V: Judicial BranchArticle VI: Local GovernmentArticle VII: Revenue And FinanceArticle VIII: EducationArticle IX: Natural ResourcesArticle X: Public Officials And EmployeesArticle XI: ElectionsArticle XII: General ProvisionsArticle XIII: Constitutional RevisionArticle XIV: Transitional ProvisionsNOTESBIBLIOGRAPHICAL ESSAYTABLE OF CASESIndex