Will Illinois Hold a Constitutional Convention?

52 Pages Posted: 3 Sep 2008

Date Written: 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.

Suggested Citation

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

Ann M. Lousin (Contact Author)

The John Marshall Law School ( email )

315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, IL 60604
United States

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