The Maryland State Constitution

Hardcover | April 29, 2011

byDan Friedman

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The Maryland State Constitution is the only comprehensive analysis of Maryland's constitution. Dan Friedman provides an outstanding historical account of the state's governing charter along with an in-depth, section-by-section analysis of the entire constitution, detailing the many significantchanges that have been made since its initial drafting in 1867. In-depth commentary on the constitutional interpretation offers tremendous political and economic insight into each of the constitution's provisions. 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 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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The Maryland State Constitution is the only comprehensive analysis of Maryland's constitution. Dan Friedman provides an outstanding historical account of the state's governing charter along with an in-depth, section-by-section analysis of the entire constitution, detailing the many significantchanges that have been made since its initi...

Dan Friedman is Counsel to the Maryland General Assembly in the Office of the Attorney General. In addition he is a lecturer and adjunct faculty member at the University of Maryland School of Law, where he teaches state constitutional law, constitutional interpretation, federal constitutional law, torts and appellate advocacy.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:464 pages, 6.38 × 9.61 × 1.26 inPublished:April 29, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199778698

ISBN - 13:9780199778690

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G. Alan Tarr: Series ForewordJudge Robert L. Karwacki: ForewordPrefaceAcknowledgmentsPart I: The Constitutional History of MarylandPart II: Maryland Constitution and CommentaryArticle I: Elective FranchiseArticle II: Executive DepartmentArticle III: Legislative DepartmentArticle IV: Judiciary DepartmentArticle V: Attorney-General and State's AttorneysArticle VI: Treasury DepartmentArticle VII: Sundry OfficersArticle VIII: EducationArticle IX: Militia and Military AffairsArticle X: Labor and AgricultureArticles XI-XI-I: The Local Government ArticlesArticle XII: Public WorksArticle XIII: New CountiesArticle XIV: Amendments to the ConstitutionArticle XV: MiscellaneousArticle XVI: The ReferendumArticle XVII: Quadrennial ElectionsArticle XVIII: Provisions of Limited DurationNotesBibliographical EssayTable of CasesIndex