The law of American state constitutions / Robert F. Williams, Lawrence Friedman.

"The second edition of The Law of American State Constitutions provides complete coverage of the legal doctrines surrounding, applying to, and arising from American state constitutions and their judicial interpretation. Drawing on examples from specific states, Professors Williams and Friedman...

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Main Authors: Williams, Robert F. (Robert Forrest), 1945- (Author), Friedman, Lawrence, 1967- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2023]
Edition:Second edition.
Table of Contents:
  • The other American constitutions
  • The pre-Federal "state" constitutions: the founding decade
  • The evolving American state constitutions
  • Federal limits on state constitutions
  • The new judicial federalism
  • Methodology in state constitutional rights interpretation
  • Lockstepping state constitutional rights with federal constitutional law
  • State constitutional distribution of powers
  • The state legislative branch
  • The state judicial branch
  • The state executive branch
  • Interpreting state constitutions
  • Amending and revising state constitutions
  • Judicial involvement in state constitutional amendment and revision
  • Epilogue: the future of state constitutionalism.