Reflections on the 1965 Constitutional Convention

By Lawrence J. DeNardis¬†(c) Connecticut Explored Inc. Summer 2014 Beginning with the Fundamental Orders of 1639, Connecticut never lost or surrendered her charter of liberties. A state constitutional revision in 1818 made some substantive changes, but the same basic principles of self-government guided Connecticut from 1639 to 1965. Then, in the turbulent 1960s, the Supreme … Continue reading Reflections on the 1965 Constitutional Convention