The Ohio State Constitution

Hardcover | April 21, 2011

bySteven H. Steinglass, Gino J. Scarselli

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In The Ohio State Constitution, Steven Steinglass and Gino Scarselli provide a comprehensive and accessible resource on the history of constitutional development and law in Ohio. This essential volume begins with an introductory essay outlining the history of the Ohio State Constitution andincludes a detailed section-by-section commentary, providing insight and analysis on the case law, politics and cultural changes that have shaped Ohio's governing document. A complete list of all proposed amendments to the Constitution from 1851 to the present and relevant cases are included ineasy-to-reference tables along with a bibliographical essay that aids further research. 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 facilitateresearch across the series, 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 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 Ohio State Constitution, Steven Steinglass and Gino Scarselli provide a comprehensive and accessible resource on the history of constitutional development and law in Ohio. This essential volume begins with an introductory essay outlining the history of the Ohio State Constitution andincludes a detailed section-by-section comment...

Steven H. Steinglass is Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus at Cleveland State University's Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Gino J. Scarselli is an attorney in private practice in Cleveland, Ohio. He has served as law clerk to Hon. Judge Solomon Oliver Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and as Assistant...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:452 pages, 6.38 × 9.61 × 0.24 inPublished:April 21, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199778728

ISBN - 13:9780199778720

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G. Alan Tarr: Series ForewordThomas J. Moyer: ForewordPrefacePart I: The Constitutional History of OhioPart II: The Ohio Constitution and CommentaryArticle I Bill of RightsArticle II LegislativeArticle IIIArticle IVArticle VArticle VIArticle VIIArticle VIIIArticle IXArticle XArticle XI ApportionmentArticle XII Finance and TaxationArticle XIII Article XIVArticle XVArticle XVI AmendmentsArticle XVII ElectionsAppendix A: Table of Votes on Holding Constitutional Conventions Under the 1802 and 1851 ConstitutionsAppendix B: Table of Proposed Constitutional Amendments and VotesBibliographical Essay and Select BibliographyTable of CasesIndex