The Making of the Arizona Constitution

John D. Leshy

University of California Hastings College of the Law

July 30, 1988

This paper provides historical background and analysis of the crafting of the Arizona Constitution at the Constitutional Convention in 1910, which went into effect on the admission of Arizona to statehood in 1912. Still in effect, as amended, the document reflects many principles of the Progressive Movement, which was at its zenith in 1910.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 57

Keywords: Arizona history, Arizona law, Arizona Constitution, state constitutions

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Date posted: May 3, 2010  

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Leshy, John D., The Making of the Arizona Constitution (July 30, 1988). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1598517 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1598517

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