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Part Two The Indiana Constitution and Commentary, Art.I The Bill of Rights

From: The Indiana State Constitution

William P. McLauchlan

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 08 May 2021

Much of the constitution remains worded as it was initially drafted and adopted in 1850–1851. The discussion in Part I indicates how difficuslt it has been to adopt formal changes to the document, so few have been adopted until recent decades. Thus, much of the original constitution has gradually changed through court interpretations and practice. There have been few systematic amendments and no comprehensive revisions of the organic act of Indiana. However, the Judicial Article (Article VII) was redrafted completely in 1970, and there was an effort, in 1984, to...
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