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: 52working papers series
Date posted: September 3, 2008
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