The Wisconsin State Constitution

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Oxford University Press, 18. 9. 2019 - Počet stran: 296
The Wisconsin State Constitution provides an outstanding constitutional and historical account of the state's governing charter. In addition to an overview of Wisconsin's constitutional history, it provides an in-depth, section-by-section analysis of the entire constitution, detailing the many significant changes that have been made since its initial drafting. This treatment, along with a table of cases, index, and bibliography provides an unsurpassed reference guide for students, scholars, and practitioners of Wisconsin's constitution. The second edition adds commentary on significant Wisconsin Supreme Court cases and a few appellate court cases decided after 1995 through 2018. It also adds several resources to the bibliography and covers 23 years of history including several new constitutional amendments. Previously published by Greenwood, this title has been brought back in to circulation by Oxford University Press with new verve. Re-printed with standardization of content organization in order to facilitate research across the series, this title, as with all titles in the series, is set to join the dynamic revision cycle of The Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United States. The Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United States is an important series that reflects a renewed international interest in constitutional history and provides expert insight into each of the 50 state constitutions. Each volume in this innovative series contains a historical overview of the state's constitutional development, a section-by-section analysis of its current constitution, and a comprehensive guide to further research. Under the expert editorship of Professor Lawrence Friedman of New England Law School | Boson, this series provides essential reference tools for understanding state constitutional law. Books in the series can be purchased individually or as part of a complete set, giving readers unmatched access to these important political documents.

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Part Two The Wisconsin Constitution and Commentary
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Jack Stark is Assistant Chief Counsel in the Legislative Reference Bureau for the State of Wisconsin. He is the author of numerous books, monographs and articles, among which is The Uniformity Clause of the Wisconsin Constitution (Marquette Law Review). Steve Miller has served state legislatures for 35 years. He was chief of the Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau, an agency whose staff drafts all bills and resolutions for the legislature, revises the Wisconsin statutes, maintains the legislative library, and researches legislative issues. Miller also served as general counsel to the Mississippi legislature's audit committee ("PEER Committee") and managed the Mississippi redistricting office, and worked as a legislative drafter. He has written about administrative law, redistricting, and program evaluation. He is a graduate of Ball State University and holds both a master's degree in business administration and a law degree from the University of Mississippi. Miller is a former staff chair of the National Conference of State Legislatures.

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