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Published: 11 April 2014

222 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199890736

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The Mississippi State Constitution

Second Edition

John W. Winkle III

Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the US

  • The only definitive reference resource on the Mississippi State Constitution.
  • Provides the complete text of the state's current constitution.
  • Includes provision-by-provision commentary and analysis on the state's current constitution, providing an essential reference guide to understanding this important document.
  • Outlines the evolution and interpretation of each section of the Constitution and traces the origins of each section in previous constitutions.
  • Each section includes all significant court decisions, and is accompanied by commentary that explains the provision, traces its origins and its interpretation.
  • Organizes Court decisions by the constitutional Sections they interpret, and includes a table of cases cited, and a topical index.
  • Includes an essay on the history of Mississippi Constitutions, as well as a bibliographic essay.

New to this Edition:

  • Provides extensively updated commentary on the Mississippi Constitution.
  • Includes new commentary on amended as well as completely new sections (eminent domain, victims' rights, government-issued photo ID for voting, and definition of marriage confined to opposite sexes).
  • Incorporates approximately 60 new cases and rulings by Mississippi appellate courts since 1993.

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