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Will Illinois Hold a Constitutional Convention?


Ann M. Lousin


The John Marshall Law School

September 2, 2008


Abstract:     
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.

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Date posted: September 3, 2008  

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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

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