The State of State Constitutional Law in the States of the United States: Are There Any Lessons for Australia?

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John D. Leshy

University of California Hastings College of the Law

Date Written: July 30, 1990

Abstract

This paper discusses the recent resurgence of attention by courts and litigants in the U.S. states to state constitutions, and speculates on what lessons this might have for Australia, looking at the similarities and differences in the two countries.

Keywords: State Constitutions, U.S. states, comparative constitutional law

Suggested Citation

Leshy, John D., The State of State Constitutional Law in the States of the United States: Are There Any Lessons for Australia? (July 30, 1990). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1598519 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1598519

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