The Connecticut State Constitution: A Reference Guide (Google eBook)

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Greenwood Publishing Group, Jan 1, 1993 - Law - 193 pages
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This is the first comprehensive analysis of the Connecticut Constitution and its individual provisions. Horton also offers a historical overview of the development of the constitution and discusses cases of importance and the reasoning behind them. He provides a table of cases, a selected bibliography, and an index that makes this reference guide easily accessible. In an era when state constitutions have gained new importance in the nation, lawyers, judges, teachers, students, and the general public will find this study valuable.
  

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Contents

THE CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF CONNECTICUT
1
CONNECTICUT STATE CONSTITUTION AND COMMENTARY
35
Declaration of Rights
37
Of the Distribution of Powers
80
Of the Legislative Department
86
Of the Executive Department
103
Of the Judicial Department
123
Of the Qualifications of Electors
133
Of Home Rule
152
General Provisions
155
Of Amendments to the Constitution
160
Of Constitutional Conventions
162
Of the Effective Date of this Constitution
165
NOTES TO PART II
167
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY
171
TABLE OF CASES
175

Of Religion
141
Of Education
144
Of Impeachments
149

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About the author (1993)

WESLEY W. HORTON, Attorney-at-Law, for many years has been the principal author of the Annotated Supreme Court Rules of the Connecticut Courts and has written at length on Connecticut law.

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