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Ohio Constitution

Ohio's first constitution was adopted in 1802. The Constitution of 1851, as amended, is the current governing document.

The text of the current and previous Ohio Constitutions are located:

  • Federal and State Constitutions of the United States, 2d ed.
    Benjamin Perley Poore
    Reference KF4530 .65 1972
  • HeinOnline - Legal Classics Library
    Federal and State Constitutions Colonial Charters, and Other Organic Laws of the States,Territories, and Colonies Now or Heretofore Forming the United States of America, 1909.

Ohio Constitution - Print

Baldwin's Ohio Revised Code - West (stack 204)
Call Number: KFO 30 1994 .A2
The Ohio Constitution is in separate volumes at the front of the set.
Provides annotations
Page's Ohio Revised Code - LexisNexis (stack 204)
Call Number: KFO 30 1953 .P3
The Ohio Constitution is in separate volumes at the front of the set.
Provides annotations

Ohio Constitution - Online

Ohio Constitution via Lexis, Westlaw and Casemaker

Ohio Constitution - Lexis
Choose Browse Sources > Jurisdiction > Ohio 
Select Category > Statutes & Legislation > Ohio Constitution
Choose State Materials > Ohio > Ohio Statutes & Court Rules.
The Ohio Constitution is part of Baldwin's Ohio Revised Code Annotated.
Browse the Table of Contents or search the database.
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History of the Ohio Constitution