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Maryland Legal Research

The Constitution

Maryland's current constitution was ratified in September 1867. Maryland has had four constitutions: the first constitution was adopted in November 1776 and the second constitution in June 1851. During the Civil War, the State's third constitution was adopted by the voters in October 1864.

Current Constitution
Historic Constitutions

Statutes

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