New Life for the 'Criteria Tests' in State Constitutional Jurisprudence: Gunwall Is Dead - Long Live Gunwall!

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Hugh D. Spitzer

University of Washington - School of Law

Date Written: January 1, 2006

Abstract

Outlines the develoment of state constitutional jurisprudence in Washington State between 1986 and 2006. Provides a general theory of state constitutional analysis, and recommends retention of the "creteria" approach to application of state constitutions, primarily as an interpretive tool.

Keywords: State constitutional law, state constitutional jurisprudence

JEL Classification: K19

Suggested Citation

Spitzer, Hugh D., New Life for the 'Criteria Tests' in State Constitutional Jurisprudence: Gunwall Is Dead - Long Live Gunwall! (January 1, 2006). Rutgers Law Journal, Vol. 37, 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1690310

Hugh D. Spitzer (Contact Author)

University of Washington - School of Law ( email )

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Seattle, WA 98195-3020
United States
206-685-1635 (Phone)

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