The Maryland State Constitution (Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United States) (Hardcover)

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The Maryland State Constitution is the only comprehensive analysis of Maryland's constitution. Dan Friedman provides an outstanding historical account of the state's governing charter along with an in-depth, section-by-section analysis of the entire constitution, detailing the many signifigant changes that have been made since its initial drafting in 1867. In-depth commentary on the constitutional interpretation offers tremendous political and economic insight into each of the constitution's provisions. 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 G. Alan Tarr, Director of the Center on State Constitutional Studies at Rutgers University, 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.

About the Author


Dan Friedman is Counsel to the Maryland General Assembly in the Office of the Attorney General, and is a lecturer and adjunct faculty member at the University of Maryland School of Law, where he teaches state constitutional law, constitutional interpretation, federal constitutional law, torts and appellate advocacy.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780199778690
ISBN-10: 0199778698
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: April 15th, 2011
Pages: 433
Language: English
Series: Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United States