The Nevada State Constitution

Hardcover | April 25, 2014

byMichael W. Bowers

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In this newly revised work, Michael Bowers presents an historical overview of constitutional development in the state of Nevada. The Nevada State Constitution provides a comprehensive section-by-section analysis of the state constitution. In addition, a thorough bibliographic essay notes theseminal works relating to the constitution, and a list of cases enumerates the landmark federal and state court decisions interpreting the state's constitution and the more than one hundred amendments to it. This one-of-a-kind treatment of the Nevada Constitution is essential reading for thoseinterested in the historical development and contemporary meaning of the Sagebrush State's oldest and most foundational legal document.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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In this newly revised work, Michael Bowers presents an historical overview of constitutional development in the state of Nevada. The Nevada State Constitution provides a comprehensive section-by-section analysis of the state constitution. In addition, a thorough bibliographic essay notes theseminal works relating to the constitution, a...

Michael W. Bowers received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Cameron University (Lawton, OK) and a Master of Arts and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Arizona (Tucson). He has been a member of the faculty at UNLV since August 1984. During that time he has been awarded the College of Liberal Arts William Morris ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.98 inPublished:April 25, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199892547

ISBN - 13:9780199892549

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G. Alan Tarr: Series ForewordAttorney General Frankie Sue Del Papa: ForewordAcknowledgmentsIntroductionPART ONE The History of the Nevada ConstitutionPART TWO The Nevada Constitution and CommentaryArticle 1: Declaration of RightsArticle 2: Right of SuffrageArticle 3: Distribution of PowersArticle 4: Legislative DepartmentArticle 5: Executive DepartmentArticle 5: Executive DepartmentArticle 6: Judicial DepartmentArticle 7: Impeachment and Removal from OfficeArticle 8: Municipal and Other CorporationsArticle 9: Finance and State DebtArticle 10: TaxationArticle 11: EducationArticle 12: MilitiaArticle 13: Public InstitutionsArticle 14: BoundaryArticle 15: Miscellaneous ProvisionsArticle 16: AmendmentsArticle 17: ScheduleArticle 18: Right of Suffrage and OfficeholdingArticle 19: Initiative and ReferendumCongressional Term Limits Act of 1996Election OrdinanceBibliographical EssayTable of CasesIndexAbout the Author