The New York State Constitution Second Edition
|Author||Peter J. Galie|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press on Demand|
|Release Date||24 May 2012|
|Rating||4/5 from 21 reviews|
The New York State Constitution is the first comprehensive analysis of the New York Constitution and its individual provisions. In this fully updated new edition, Peter J. Galie and Christopher Bopst provide a brief constitutional history, the full text of the current constitution with commentary on an article-by-article basis, a bibliographic essay, a table of cases, and a full general index. It provides ready access to material that will help scholars, judges, lawyers, students and the general public to understand the historical background to the New York Constitution, the intent of the framers, and the evolution and current meaning of its provisions. Those concerned about the current crises in state governments in general, and New York in particular, will find much helpful information on the role the constitution plays in enabling the state to respond more effectively to the problems of 21st century governance.