The Nebraska State Constitution

Hardcover | April 29, 2011

byRobert D. Miewald, Peter J. Longo

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The Nebraska Constitution is one of the oldest state constitutions in America. Much of the original document has remained the same since it was first drafted in 1875, yet there have been many innovative developments to the constitution throughout its history. The Nebraska State Constitutionis the first modern comprehensive reference to the state's constitution. In it, authors Robert D. Miewald and Peter J. Longo provide a detailed account of Nebraska's political history, and describe in detail debates over major political issues. 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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The Nebraska Constitution is one of the oldest state constitutions in America. Much of the original document has remained the same since it was first drafted in 1875, yet there have been many innovative developments to the constitution throughout its history. The Nebraska State Constitutionis the first modern comprehensive reference ...

Robert D. Miewald (1938-1997) was a Professor of Political Science at the University of Nebraska. Peter J. Longo is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:244 pages, 6.38 × 9.61 × 0.83 inPublished:April 29, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199779317

ISBN - 13:9780199779314

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Nebraska Constitutional HistoryNebrasks Constitution and CommentaryArticle I: Bill of RightsArticle II: Distribution of PowersArticle III: LegislativeArticle IV: ExecutiveArticle V: JudicialArticle VI: SuffrageArticle VII: EducationArticle VIII: RevenueArticle IX: CountiesArticle X: Public Service OrganizationsArticle XI: Municipal CorporationsArticle XII: Miscellaneous CorporationsArticle XIII: State, County and Municipal IndebtednessArticle XV: MilitiaArticle XVI: Miscellaneous ProvisionsArticle XVII: AmendmentsArticle XVIII: ScheduleTable of CasesIndex