Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2012

446 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780199860562

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The New York State Constitution, Second Edition

Second Edition

Peter J. Galie and Christopher Bopst

Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United States

  • Includes an account of New York's constitutional evolution, allowing readers to see the progression of legislation in its historical context
  • Provides a provision-by-provision commentary of the state constitution of New York and includes analysis on the state's current constitution, providing an essential reference guide to understanding this important document
  • Extensive topical and historical bibliography including online sources, enables readers to easily find source materials and documents
  • The only book to provide the history and up-to-date commentary on every aspect of New York State's constitution

New to this Edition:

  • Includes constitutional amendments adopted since the publication of the first edition in 2011
  • Provides an accurate analysis of recent court decisions that have altered or expanded the meaning of the New York State constitution

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