Ordered Liberty: A Constitutional History of New York

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Absentee ballot, 196, 207, 267-68
Adams, John, 39
Adams, Willi Paul, 27
Administrative Board of the Judicial Conference, 276
Administrative Board of the Courts, 340
Albany Mall, 362
Albany Regency, 97
Amending process: absent in Constitution of 1777, 48; and distinction between fundamental and statutory law, 61; and the 1801 Convention, 66; and convention of 1821, 72-73; of 1846, 109-110; of 1938, 256-57; legislative method provided, 30; and coincident submissions, 179-80; ease of, 4-5; role of attorney-general in, 298
American Civil Liberties Union, 324
American Labor Party, 230
Andros, Governor Edmund, 19
Appellate Division of Supreme Court: created, 155; restructured, 170; jurisdiction of, 195; size of, 214; granted constitutional status, 215; removal process, 337-38
Apportionment: and Constitution of 1777, 41; and convention of 1801, 67-68; of 1821, 83; 121-22; of 1894, 166-69, 183; of 1938, 242-44, 257; declared unconstitutional, 270-72; and convention of 1967, 308, 315; and amendment of 1969, 334-35
Articles of Confederation, 61
Assembly: size of, 41, 67, 123, 169; term of office, 122, 163208; and power to originate money bills, 41, 83. See also Legislature; Apportionment Assembly Judiciary Committee, 189
Association of Towns, 289
Attica Prison: 362-363
Attorney general: in the colony, 26; and convention of 1821, 78; made elective office, 105, 112; and election of, 123; elected with governor, 274; and role in constitutional interpretation, 255, 299-300, 360
Authorities. See Public benefit corporations Banks: chartering of, 83; protests against, 97-98; and convention of 1846, 103-104; and Commission of 1872, 147. See also Corporations Barnes, William, 191
Baxter, George, 16
Beard, Charles A., 193, 200
Becker, Carl, 39
Bicameralism: in Constitution of 1777, 41; theory behind, 44-45
Bill of Rights, state: and Committee on Government of Provincial Congress, 37; absence of in 1777
Constitution, 48-49; adoption of statutory, 50-51, 60-61; adopted at 1821 convention, 47-48; and convention of 1867, 121; and Constitution of 1938, 7-15; moved to Article I, 161; and convention of 1967, 309-311; and social rights, 3-4. See under separate rights
Bill of Rights, U.S.: 2, 85
"Bill of Rights for Local Government": 288-289
Bingo Licensing Law: 265
Bipartisan Election Boards: adopted at 1894 convention, 164
"Blaine" Amendment: in convention of 1894, 172-73, 183-184; in convention of 1967, 310-313; role in defeat of 1967 Constitution, 327. See also Education; Board of Regents; Religious liberty


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