The North Carolina State Constitution: With History and Commentary

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UNC Press Books, 1995 - Reference - 191 pages
In The North Carolina State Constitution, originally published in 1993, John Orth provides a definitive study of the historical context and significant features of each of the state's three successive constitutions.

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Contents

North Carolina Constitutional History
iii
North Carolina Constitution and Commentary
17
Preamble
18
Declaration of Rights
19
Legislative
60
Executive
73
Judicial
85
Finance
101
Education
126
Homesteads and Exemptions
132
Punishments Corrections and Charities
139
Military Forces
142
Conventions Constitutional Amendment and Revision
143
Miscellaneous
147
Notes to Part II
151
Bibliographical Essay
153

Suffrage and Eligibility to Office
115
Local Government
122
Corporations
124
Table of Cases
161
Index
169
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

John V. Orth is William Rand Kenan, Jr., Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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