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Constitution Of The State Of Arkansas Of 1874.
Preamble.----------------------------------------------------------------------- Page 1
Articles
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1. Boundaries. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2
2. Declaration of Rights.-------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3
Section:
1. Source of power.----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3
2. Freedom and independence.--------------------------------------------------------------- 4
3. Equality before the law.-------------------------------------------------------------------- 4
4. Right of assembly and of petition.-------------------------------------------------------- 4
5. Right to bear arms. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4
6. Liberty of the press and of speech - Libel. ---------------------------------------------- 4
7. Jury trial - Right to - Waiver - Civil cases - Nine jurors agreeing. ------------------- 4
8. Criminal charges - Self-incrimination - Due process - Double jeopardy - Bail.---- 4
9. Excessive bail or punishment prohibited - Witnesses - Detention.------------------- 5
10. Right of accused enumerated - Change of venue.------------------------------------- 5
11. Habeas corpus.----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5
12. Suspension of laws. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 5
13. Redress of wrongs. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 5
14. Treason. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 5
15. Unreasonable searches and seizures. --------------------------------------------------- 6
16. Imprisonment for debt. ------------------------------------------------------------------- 6
17. Attainder - Ex post facto laws. ---------------------------------------------------------- 6
18. Privileges and immunities - Equality. -------------------------------------------------- 6
19. Perpetuities and monopolies. ------------------------------------------------------------ 6
20. Resident aliens - Descent of property.-------------------------------------------------- 6
21. Life, liberty and property - Banishment prohibited. ---------------------------------- 6
22. Property rights - Taking without just compensation prohibited. -------------------- 6
23. Eminent domain and taxation. ----------------------------------------------------------- 7
24. Religious liberty. -------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7
25. Protection of religion.--------------------------------------------------------------------- 7
26. Religious tests.----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7
27. Slavery - Standing armies - Military subordinate to civil power. ------------------- 7
28. Tenure of lands. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7
29. Enumeration of rights of people not exclusive of other rights Protection against encroachment. ------------------------------------------------------- 8
3. Franchise and Elections. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 9
Section:
1. Qualifications of electors - Equal suffrage - Poll tax.----------------------------------- 9
2. Right of suffrage. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 9
3. [Repealed.]
4. Privilege of electors from arrest. ---------------------------------------------------------- 9
5. [Repealed]
6. Violation of election laws - Penalty. ----------------------------------------------------- 10
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