The New York State Constitution by Peter J. GalieThe New York State Constitution by Peter J. Galie

The New York State Constitution

byPeter J. Galie, Christopher Bopst

Hardcover | May 25, 2012

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This fully updated new edition of The New York State Constitution provides an outstanding constitutional and historical account of the state's governing charter. In addition to an overview of New York's constitutional history, it provides an in-depth, section-by-section analysis of the entireconstitution, detailing the many significant changes that have been made since its initial drafting. This treatment, along with a table of cases, index, and bibliography provides an unsurpassed reference guide for students, scholars, and practitioners of New York's constitution.The New York State Constitution provides ready access to material that will help scholars, judges, lawyers, students and the general public to understand the historical background to the New York Constitution, the intent of the framers, and the evolution and current meaning of its provisions. 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.

About The Author

Peter J. Galie is Professor of Political Science at Canisius College, Buffalo, New York. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1970. He has published numerous articles in the area of state constitutional law, including Ordered Liberty: A Constitutional History of New York (1996). Professor Galie was is the recipi...
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Title:The New York State ConstitutionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:420 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.98 inPublished:May 25, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199860564

ISBN - 13:9780199860562

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AbbreviationsG. Alan Tarr: Series ForewordPrefaceAcknowledgmentsPART ONE: The History of the New York ConstitutionPART TWO: The New York Constitution and CommentaryPreambleArticle I: Bill of RightsArticle II: SuffrageArticle III: The LegislatureArticle IV: The ExecutiveArticle V: Officers and Civil DepartmentsArticle VI: The JudiciaryArticle VII: State FinancesArticle VIII: Local FinancesArticle IX: Local GovernmentArticle X: CorporationsArticle XI: EducationArticle XII: DefenseArticle XIII: Public OfficersArticle XIV: ConservationArticle XV: CanalsArticle XVI: TaxationArticle XVII: Social WelfareArticle XVIII: HousingArticle XIX: Amendments to the ConstitutionArticle XX: When to Take EffectBibliographical EssayTable of CasesDerivation TableIndexAbout the Authors