The Delaware State Constitution: A Reference Guide, Volume 65

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 2002 - 273 pages


The first state constitution drafted by a convention composed of popularly elected representatives, Delaware's state constitution is rich with history and tradition. Justice Holland provides an outstanding constitutional and historical account of the state's basic governing charter. Starting with an overview of Delaware's constitutional history, he proceeds to an in-depth, section-by-section analysis of the entire constitution, detailing important changes that have been made over the years. Justice Holland's learned treatment, along with the list of cases, index, and bibliography, makes this guide indispensable for students, scholars, and practitioners of Delaware's constitution.

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Contents

THE CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF DELAWARE
1
DELAWARE CONSTITUTION AND COMMENTARY
23
NOTES
243
BIBLIOGRAPHY
255
TABLE OF CASES
259
INDEX
263
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RANDY J. HOLLAND became a Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware in 1996 and is currently serving a second twelve-year term./e Justice Holland is President of the American Inns of Court Foundation, a Trustee of the American Judicature Society, member of the American Law Institute, and chair of the Advisory Committee to the AJS Center for Judicial Ethics.

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