Texas Constitution Vs. Oklahoma Constitution Essay

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Texas constitution vs Oklahoma Constitution
A constitution is a basic guideline for government or framework how people are governed. The Texas Constitution was adapted in 1876 and the Oklahoma Constitution was adapted in 1907. Both constitutions are very important tool on running the government in ordered way. The Texas constitution and Oklahoma constitution have many similarities and differences.
One of the similarities between the Texas Constitution and Oklahoma constitution is that they both constitution consist of Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights is a document that guarantees people rights such as freedom of speech, assembly and worship. In the Article 1 Section 11 of Texas constitution it talks about bail bond, it states that “All prisoners shall be bailable by sufficient sureties, unless for capital offenses, when the proof is evident; but this provision shall not be so construed as to prevent bail after indictment found upon examination of the evidence, in such manner as may be prescribed by law.” (Section 11 – Bail) A bail happens when a person has committed a crime or has been charged with a crime but is released from police custody until he or she next appears in court. There is also denial of bail of the suspect has committed crimes such as capital murder or who has been convicted with the same crime several times. The same topic is also talked about in the Oklahoma Constitution. “A. All persons shall be bailable by sufficient sureties, except that bail may…

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