So, redundancy is a means of preserving rights
The redundancy doesn't nullify the BOR, it preserves the rights and strengthens them. I don't think the fact that states have their own constitutions has anything much to do with the application of BOR.
Originally Posted by tinkerinWstuff
FOr example, Texas has a huge complex constitution that covers everything; and in consequences we are constantly voting on one or another amendment to the Texas constitution each two years. That is how Texas chose to run its state. That doesn't mean it is lawful for Texas to deny 5th amendment rights; anymore than it was for AZ to ignore Miranda's 5th amendment rights.