The Nevada State Constitution: A Reference Guide

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 1993 - 182 páginas
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This in-depth reference analysis of the Nevada State Constitution is the first of its kind in that state's history. Michael W. Bowers provides a history of the struggles of Nevada to achieve territorial and state status and the effects of these battles on the state's constitution, intended for scholars, lawyers, and laypersons. Bowers analyzes the constitution section by section, highlighting political, historical, legal, and cultural factors that shaped the state's basic law. Reapportionment, the separation of powers, direct democracy, and civil rights and liberties are among the matters that he describes clearly in his discussion of Nevada's constitution and its amendments.

 

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THE CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF NEVADA
1
NEVADA CONSTITUTION AND COMMENTARY
21
Exemption of Property from Execution
35
Distribution of Powers
47
Reading of Bill Vote on Final Passage
57
Uniform County and Township
63
Executive Department
71
Duties
79
Prohibition of Gifts and Loans
103
Taxation
109
Public Institutions
122
Amendments
131
Terms of Senators
137
Terms of Supreme Court and District
139
ELECTION ORDINANCE
152
NOTES
159

Justices of the Peace
88
Commission on Judicial Discipline
94
Impeachment and Removal from Office
97
TABLE OF CASES
165
INDEX
175
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MICHAEL W. BOWERS is Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Associate Professor of Political Science at the Univerity of Nevada at Las Vegas. He specializes in public law, judicial selection, and Nevada politics and has written and published at length on these subjects.

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