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4 edition of Maine state constitution found in the catalog.

Maine state constitution

a reference guide

by Marshall J. Tinkle

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maine.
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutions -- Maine.,
    • Constitutional law -- Maine.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMarshall J. Tinkle ; foreword by Vincent L. McKusick.
      SeriesReference guides to the state constitutions of the United States ;, no. 9
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFM401 1820.A6 T56 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 197 p. ;
      Number of Pages197
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1712534M
      ISBN 100313266182
      LC Control Number92014612


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The Maine State Constitution traces the history of Maine's constitution from its statehood in to the present day, highlighting major trends and developments in constitutional revision and interpretation. In it, Marshall J. Tinkle summarizes the meaning of each constitutional provision in a section-by-section analysis of the constitution, outlining the intent, historical development.

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The Maine State Constitution traces the history of Maine's constitution from its statehood in to the present day, highlighting major trends and developments in constitutional revision and interpretation.

In it, Marshall J. Tinkle summarizes the meaning of each constitutional provision in a section-by-section analysis of the constitution, outlining the intent, historical development, Format: Hardcover. The Maine Constitution was approved by all delegates to the Maine Constitutional Convention, which was held during Octoberin Portland, Maine.

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d in New England, it is bordered by New Hampshire to the west, the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast, and the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Québec to the northeast Largest city: Portland. Office of the Revisor of Statutes 7 State House Station State House Room Augusta, Maine Data for this page extracted on 12/05/ Maine Government.

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Palmer is a professor of political science and G. Thomas Taylor a professor of public administration at the. It has been accepted for inclusion in Maine Bicentennial by an authorized administrator of [email protected]

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Constitution of the State of Maine formed in convention at Portland, October twenty-ninth, and adopted on the sixth day of December, A.D. together with amendments subsequently made thereto by Maine.

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