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To link to the entire object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed the entire object, paste this HTML in website To link to this page, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this page, paste this HTML in website. delegate writes history of Illinois’ constitutional conventions- Sarah Mansur Law Bulletin staff writer As a delegate to the Illinois constitutional convention, Frank Cicero Jr. has a special perspective on the importance of the six constitutional conventions in Illinois’ ’s new book, “Creating Author: Sarah Mansur. Get this from a library! Record of proceedings ; sixth Illinois Constitutional convention. December 8, Sept. 3, [Illinois. Constitutional Convention] -- "This CD contains the full text of the Record of Proceedings, Sixth Illinois Constitutional Convention, along with several additional documents to aid in reseraching the Illinois constitution. The Sixth Illinois Constitutional Convention met from December 8, to September 3, In this time a total of sessions were held. delegates were chosen from the 58 state senatorial districts of Illinois. The new constitution, drafted by the convention, was adopted on Decem
Frank Cicero Jr. is a senior partner at Kirkland and Ellis LLP and served as an elected delegate for the Sixth Illinois Constitutional Convention in He drafted the Illinois Constitution of He received his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and holds degrees from Princeton University and Wheaton College. Illinois’ sixth Constitutional Convention convened in Springfield on Dec. 8, A total of members — two elected from each senatorial district — met at a nonpar-tisan convention to revise, alter or amend the Illinois Constitution. After nine months of in-depth study and debate, the members presented their work product to the people — a constitution they considered to be File Size: 51KB. The people of the state of Illinois, through the Illinois Constitution of , created a governmental structure to manage the public activities of the state. The primary purpose of the constitution is to transfer governing power from the people to the government. CONSTITUTION HISTORY & HIGHLIGHTS Illinois’ sixth Constitutional Convention convened in Springfield on Dec. 8, A total of members — two elected from each senatorial district — met at a nonpartisan convention to revise, alter or amend the Illinois Constitution.