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Washington State Constitution Research

U.S. State Constitutions—Selected Articles Post-1980

Ronald K. L. Collins, Foreword: Reliance on State Constitutions—Beyond the "New Federalism," 8 U. Puget Sound L. Rev. vi (1985) (foreword to a symposium on the Washington State constitution)

Ronald K. L. Collins, Bills and Declarations of Rights Digest, in The American Bench: Judges of the Nation 2483-2655 (3d ed. 1985/86)(includes text of all states' bills and declarations of rights, as well as notes and comparative tables) (posted with permission of the author and the publisher, Forster-Long, LLC)

Christian G. Fritz, The American Constitutional Tradition Revisited: Preliminary Observations on State Constitution-Making in the Nineteenth-Century West, 25 Rutgers L. J. 945 (1994), HeinOnline (UW restricted) (author's "definition of the American West includes the Far West, the Pacific Northwest, the Rocky Mountain states, and even some of the Great Plains states. The greatest attention has been given to seven state constitutional conventions between 1849 and 1889 for which reports of the convention debates exist. These states are: California (1849 and 1878 conventions), Oregon (1857), Nevada (1864), South Dakota (1885 and 1889 conventions), Wyoming (1889), Idaho (1889), and North Dakota (1889)." p. 947).

Johanna Kalb, Evaluating International State Constitutionalism, 91 Wash. L. Rev. Online 141-56 (2016).

Hans A. Linde, What Is a Constitution, What Is Not, and Why Does It Matter?, 87 Or. L. Rev. 717 (2008).

Jeffrey A. Parness, American State Constitutional Equalities, 45 Gonz. L. Rev. 773 (2010).

Pierre Schlag, Framers Intent: The Illegitimate Uses of History, 8 U. Puget Sound L. Rev. 283 (1985).

Hugh D. Spitzer and Charles W. Johnson, Theme and Variations, 21 Seattle U. L. Rev . 997 (1998) (reviewing Robert F. Williams, State Constitutional Law: Cases and Materials (2d ed. 1993)).

G. Alan Tarr, Popular Consitutionalism and Its Enemies, 91 Wash. L. Rev. Online 57-90 (2016).

Mary Whisner, Fifty More Constitutions, 104 Law Libr. J. 331 (2012).