Will Illinois Hold a Constitutional Convention?

Ann M. Lousin

The John Marshall Law School

September 2, 2008

This paper describes the importance of the November 4, 2008, referendum on whether to call an Illinois Constitutional Convention; summarizes the history of Illinois constitutional revision; analyzes the forces operating for and against constitutional change in Illinois and the principal issues regarding the Illinois Constitution; and places the Illinois experience within the broader field of state constitutions and state government.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 52

working papers series

Download This Paper

Date posted: September 3, 2008  

Suggested Citation

Lousin, Ann M., Will Illinois Hold a Constitutional Convention? (September 2, 2008). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1262467 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1262467

Contact Information

Ann M. Lousin (Contact Author)
The John Marshall Law School ( email )
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, IL 60604
United States
Feedback to SSRN

Paper statistics
Abstract Views: 1,222
Downloads: 151
Download Rank: 109,314

© 2014 Social Science Electronic Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.  FAQ   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy   Copyright   Contact Us
This page was processed by apollo6 in 0.359 seconds